Dr. William Lipsky, MD

Dr. William Lipsky, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 74
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Dr. William Lipsky, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1970 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

11550 Fuqua St Ste 250

Houston, TX 77034

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 23 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Excision of Chalazion
very high
more than 95% of peers
Chalazion
very high
more than 93% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
high
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Lipsky'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.

4  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

59  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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17  Procedures

  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1965
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • New York Metro Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Ny Med Metro Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • University Tex
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lipsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lipsky's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lipsky to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Lipsky's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I had a ulcer in my right eye and needed immediate attention, Dr Lipsky was able to assist me immediately! He helped me recover in a fraction of the time it takes for a ulcer to heal, he's very informative and takes great care of you, highly recommend Dr Lipsky!
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One of the best eye doctors I have ever had. He performed cataract surgery and YAG on my eyes and the results have been amazing. Waiting time is long because everyone wants to see him but it's worth it!
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this man is among the best in the world, he truly cares about his patients and how others are treated. he always asks about your pain level. he knows his craft so well it is a pleasure to see him work. if you have an eye emergency i would rather have him than anyone in the world. he spent a whole...more
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