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Ophthalmology | Male

Care Philosophy

I provide comprehensive Ophthalmic care to the Houston area including cataract surgery, LASIK, corneal transplants, & contact lens fitting.

Biography

Dr. Timmy Kovoor, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 37 years old and has been practicing for 12 years. Dr. Kovoor is affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center and Houston Methodist Hospital .

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Dr. Kovoor's Performance
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    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr Kovoor ensured that I was aware of all my options from day one. He also recommended recommended appropriate treatment, while ensuring I was not taken to the cleaners. His staff are very courteous, and despite the crowd, the wait time is barely noticeable.
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Dr. Kovoor's Care Philosophy

I provide comprehensive Ophthalmic care to the Houston area including cataract surgery, LASIK, corneal transplants, & contact lens fitting.

Dr. Kovoor's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract - Aberrant Oral Frenula - Growth Delay
  • Cataract - Alopecia - Sclerodactyly
  • Cataract - Ataxia - Deafness
  • Cataract - Cardiomyopathy
  • Cataract - Congenital Ichthyosis
  • Cataract - Microcornea Syndrome
  • Cataract Congenital Dominant Non Nuclear
  • Cataract Dental Syndrome
  • Cataract Hutterite Type
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Cataract, Anterior Polar, Dominant
  • Cataract, Autosomal Recessive, Congenital 2
  • Cataract, Congenital Nuclear, Autosomal Recessive 1
  • Cataract, Congenital Nuclear, Autosomal Recessive 2
  • Cataract, Congenital, Autosomal Dominant
  • Cataract, Congenital, Cerulean, Type 1
  • Cataract, Congenital, Volkmann Type
  • Cataract, Congenital, With Microcornea or Slight Microphthalmia
  • Cataract, Crystalline Aculeiform or Frosted
  • Cataract, Crystalline Coralliform
  • Cataract, Juvenile, With Microcornea and Glucosuria
  • Cataract, Microphthalmia - Nystagmus
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 1
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 2
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 3
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 4
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 5
  • Cataract, Total Congenital
  • Cataract, Zonular
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathic Oxygen Toxicity
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinoschisis
  • Retinoschisis of Fovea
  • Retinoschisis, Autosomal Dominant
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Ulcer
  • Vision Disorders
  • Vision Impairment
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas

    Graduated in 2005

  • Internship Hospital
    Brackenridge Hospital/Utmb Austin Transitional Year

    Completed in 2006

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

    Completed in 2009

  • Fellowship Hospital
    UCLA, Jules Stein Eye Institute, Cornea, External Ocular Disease, & Refractive Surgery

    Completed in 2010

  • Undergraduate School
    Texas A&M University / Main Campus

    Graduated in 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Malayalam
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Photocoagulation
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy