Dr. Thomas Walters, MD

Dr. Thomas Walters, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Thomas Walters, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology.

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)
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Walters performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Walters's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Walters does not have any board certifications listed.

28  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

4  Procedures

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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

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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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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