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Dr. John Alappatt, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.8 (24)
Map Pin Small Houston, TX
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. John Alappatt, MD

Dr. John Alappatt, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Houston, TX. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 31 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Northeastern Ohio University and is affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital. Dr. Alappatt, completed a residency at University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Alappatt an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Alappatt works at Houston Retina Associates in Houston, TX with other offices in Webster, TX. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Alappatt's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Houston Retina Associates - Main
    7789 Southwest Fwy Ste 530, Houston, TX 77074 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (281) 495-2222
    Monday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 17:00
  2. 2
    Houston Retina Associates - Clear Lake
    561 W Medical Center Blvd Ste E, Webster, TX 77598 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (281) 495-2222
    Monday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 17:00

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  • Houston Methodist Hospital

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    4.8
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    About Dr. John Alappatt, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 31 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1568409688
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Cincinnati Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Akron General Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Northeastern Ohio University
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    • Ophthalmology
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