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We found 7 ophthalmologists who accept Cigna Silver EPO near Plano, TX.

Dr. Oren Nathan Fass, MD
Specializes in Corneal and External Diseases, Other
2520 North Central Expressway; Suite 200
Richardson, TX
 

Dr. Oren Fass is a cornea specialist in Dallas, TX and Richardson, TX. Dr. Fass's education and training includes medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. He has a special interest in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Fass (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Hindi. Dr. Fass is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cornea Problems, External Eye Diseases, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. Santosh Chandrakant Patel, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1706 Preston Park Boulevard; Suite 785
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Santosh Patel is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He has indicated that his clinical interests include vitreoretinal surgical procedures and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). Dr. Patel is in-network for Aetna EPO, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Dr. Patel attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Clinical interests: Retina Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Syed Mehdi Ahmad, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other, Ophthalmology
2709 West 15th Street
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Syed Ahmad is a specialist in plastic surgery and ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Plano, TX. Dr. Ahmad honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Parkland Community Health Plan, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended St. George's University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center for residency.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1708 Coit Road; Suite 220
Plano, TX
 

Dr. David Godfrey is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. On average, patients gave Dr. Godfrey a rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Godfrey honors. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Godfrey is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Sidney Kambo Gicheru, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
4708 Alliance Boulevard; Suite 620
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Sidney Gicheru is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Irving, TX, Southlake, TX, and Plano, TX. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Gicheru is especially interested in refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Dr. Gicheru honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and performed his residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

Dr. Michelle Larisse Brochner, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
4700 Alliance Boulevard
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Michelle Brochner is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). The average patient rating for Dr. Brochner is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Brochner's areas of expertise consist of diabetes, glaucoma, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Dr. Brochner is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. After completing medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Ochsner Medical Center and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma, Hypertension, Diabetes, Eye Problems

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
4708 Alliance Boulevard; Suite 785
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Robert Torti is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Torti include uveitis and vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Dr. Torti has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Torti studied medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for his residency.

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Clinical interests: Uveitis, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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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.