Dr. Thomas Walters, MD

Dr. Thomas Walters, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Thomas Walters, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Austin, TX. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 36 years.

1020 W 34th St

Austin, TX 78705

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cataract
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Walters does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Error
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye

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.

Education

  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Walters has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Walters has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Walters' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Walters to family and friends
2.6
based on 5 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Walters' Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Liberty Hill, TX |
1. Doctor came to Liberty Hill about hour late for what I thought was a COURTESY exam about cataract surgery. Exam produced EXACT info from our regular eye doctor and lasted about 5 minutes per eye. 2. Told cost estimate would be about $1300 per eye plus any deduct/copays. 3. Asked his office for...more
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in Austin, TX |
I had a rare eye disease. The cells of my cornea would tear off leaving holes in my eyes. Dr. Walters successfully treated this through surgery that involved removing my corneas. He also did cataract surgery for my wife and her mother. We were all pleased with his service.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Walters accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas
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Seton Northwest Hospital
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University Medical Center at Brackenridge
601 E 15th St
Austin, TX 78701
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