License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Eric Holz, Ophthalmologist, Vitreoretinal is Excellent. Dr. Holz has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 3.9
Courteous Staff 3.9
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Eric Holz, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 15 areas:
  • Bacterial Eye Infections
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Eye Injuries
  • Fungal eye infections
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Ocular Toxoplasmosis
  • Retina Surgery
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Retinal Perforations
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Toxoplasmosis
  • Uveitis
  • Vitrectomy

Education & Awards

Dr. Holz graduated from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. He has 4 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2014)


Dr. Holz has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Memorial Medical Center - Lufkin 
  • The Methodist Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Eric R Holz MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 22 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology and Pediatric Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Eric R. Holz practice?
Dr. Eric Holz has 7 office locations.
Dr. Eric Holz practices Ophthalmology and Pediatric Ophthalmology near Lufkin, TX.
Additional practice locations include: Houston, TX and Pearland, TX.
See Lufkin Ophthalmologists.