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We found 7 ophthalmologists who accept Cigna FocusIn near Irving, TX.

Dr. Maurice Gutierrez Syrquin, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1901 N. Macarthur Boulevard
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Maurice Syrquin is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He works in Dallas, TX, Irving, TX, and Arlington, TX. After attending Tufts University School of Medicine and Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Syrquin completed his residency training at Martin Luther Hospital Medical Center, Martin Luther King, Jr.-Harbor Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. He is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Syrquin has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, and VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS). He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Retina Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1901 N. Macarthur Boulevard
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Gregory Kozielec sees patients in Dallas, TX, Arlington, TX, and Irving, TX. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Kozielec include uveitis and vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Patients rated Dr. Kozielec highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kozielec graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Brown University. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Resources, and VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS).

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Clinical interests: Uveitis, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
3200 N Macarthur Boulevard; Suite 200
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Everett Moody works as a pediatric ophthalmologist. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include strabismus. Dr. Moody is affiliated with Cook Children's. Dr. Moody honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System, Dr. Moody attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

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Clinical interests: Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. Sidney Kambo Gicheru, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1901 N. Macarthur Boulevard
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Sidney Gicheru's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Gicheru is conversant in Spanish. He is especially interested in refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Dr. Gicheru attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. His training includes residency programs at Parkland Health & Hospital System and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
4301 N Macarthur Boulevard; Suite 107
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Shashi Dharma's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). She attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Ochsner Medical Center for residency. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Dharma include glaucoma. She is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Dharma takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2001 N Macarthur Boulevard; Suite 425
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Robert Whitaker is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Whitaker include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Whitaker accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Whitaker studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. Mujahid Hines, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
440 West Highway 635; Plaza 2 Suite 300
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Mujahid Hines is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). The average patient rating for Dr. Hines is 5.0 stars out of 5. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hines takes. Dr. Hines graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars.

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What is Ophthalmology?

An ophthalmologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats problems of the eye. As opposed to optometrists, ophthalmologists are medical doctors, and their specialty is comprehensive eye care and eye surgery. An ophthalmologist can:
  • see patients for routine eye care
  • diagnose eye problems
  • prescribe glasses, contact lenses, and medications
  • provide refractive therapies to correct vision, such as LASIK
  • perform surgery on the eye

Ophthalmologists are trained in the same vision screening practices as optometrists; however, their practice tends to focus more on the medical and surgical management of complex eye disorders. Although vision is important, so is the physical health of the eye. An ophthalmologist performing an eye exam will examine the whole eye including the eyelids, the muscles that move the eye, the front and back parts of the eye, and the pressure inside the eye.

Patients sometimes see ophthalmologists as their primary eye care and vision doctors, or they may be referred to an ophthalmologist for treatment of a one-time problem with their eye, such as an infection. Ophthalmologists provide routine care for patients who have chronic eye diseases, such as glaucoma (where pressure inside the eye damages the optic nerve sending images to the brain) or macular degeneration (an age-related eye disease that causes vision loss). In addition to providing routine care, ophthalmologists will perform eye surgery on patients who need more serious treatment, such as a corneal transplant.