Dr. Samuel Yankelove, MD

Dr. Samuel Yankelove, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Samuel Yankelove, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in ophthalmology.

8800 Katy Fwy Ste 107

Houston, TX 77024

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
  • MultiPlan

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more than 79% of peers
more than 73% of peers
more than 72% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Union Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Md Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yankelove has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yankelove's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yankelove to family and friends
25 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

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  • 1

Dr. Yankelove's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Been going to Dr. Yankelove for years! He and his staff are so friendly and helpful.
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Horrible! I was given flippant answers about my blurred vision & redness around my iris, almost cornered into paying for expensive tests because reportedly they would not be covered since they were negative and was told something must be wrong with my brain. An optometrist correctly diagnosed me a...more
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I had a really good experience at Dr. Yankelove's office. I am a healthcare professional myself and was super impressed with the professionalism of the whole staff and Dr. Yankelove too. He's super nice and genuinely listened to me as the patient. And from what I could tell, definitely someone...more
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