Amy Schefler, MD

Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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About Me

Dr. Schefler is a highly trained vitreoretinal surgeon and ocular oncologist in Houston, Texas. Dr. Schefler runs a practice focused on the diagnosis and treatment of eye tumors and retinal disease and conducts cutting-edge clinical research on the causes and treatment of these diseases in both children and adults.

Clinical Interests

Eye Exam
Microsurgery
Ocular Oncology

Accepted Insurance Plans

Aetna Choice POS / Open Choice
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Beech Street PPO
Best Doctors International
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Best Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Select Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Select Saver PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Select Temp PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Traditional / Par Plan
Blue Edge
Cigna HMO
Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
Employers Health Network PPO
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO
Focus Healthcare Mgmt PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Guardian Life PPO
HMO Blue
HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart Payors Organization
Humana HMO / EPO
Humana POS & Preferred POS
Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
Independent Medical Systems PPO (IMS)
Kelsey Seybold Affiliate Network
Medicaid
Medicare
Medicus International
MultiPlan PPO
PacifiCare PPO
PacificCare HMO
ProAmerica Managed Care PPO
Provider Select PPO
USA Managed Care PPO
United HealthCare Community Plan
UnitedHealthcare EPO
UnitedHealthcare HMO
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.

Credentials

BOARD CERTIFICATION
Ophthalmology - General
RESIDENCY
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute - Miami, FL | 2007
FELLOWSHIP
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute - Miami, FL | 2010
INTERNSHIP
Olive View-UCLA Medical Center - Sylmar, CA | 2004
MEDICAL SCHOOL
Weill Cornell Medicine - NY, NY | 2003
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist Hospital

Languages

  • Spanish
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.