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Sai Hemanth Chavala, MD Ophthalmology and Optometry

Sai Hemanth Chavala, MD

Ophthalmology and Optometry
Dallas, TX 75231 (1 other location)
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Patients’ Perspective

  • Trusted diagnosis
  • Good bedside manner
  • Takes time to answer questions

About Sai Hemanth Chavala MD

Sai Hemanth Chavala, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Dallas, TX, with another office in Gun Barrel City, TX. He has 21 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology and Optometry. He speaks English and Spanish.

Sai Chavala has received the following awards:

Locations

Dr. Sai Hemanth Chavala has 2 locations

Kleiman | Evangelista - Eye Centers of Texas (Dallas Location) 5494 Glen Lakes Dr Dallas, TX 75231
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Kleiman | Evangelista - Eye Centers of Texas (Gun Barrel City Location) 505 N Gun Barrel Ln Gun Barrel City, TX 75156
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Specialties

Dr. Sai Hemanth Chavala has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Sai Hemanth Chavala has the following 8 areas of expertise

  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Blindness
  • Eye Pain
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Exam
  • Cataract
  • Vision Issues

Awards

4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2013)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2013)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctor - City Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

Education

21 Years Experience

Cole Eye Institute Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Residency

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Weill Medical College of Cornell University and Duke University

Fellowship

University Of Missouri-Kansas City School Of Medicine

Graduated in 2001

Dr. Sai Hemanth Chavala Accepts the Following Insurance

  • AARP Medicare Advantage
  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Anthem BCBS
  • Beech Street
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Colorado Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health
  • Humana
  • Humana Choice Care PPO
  • Humana Tricare Prime
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • PHCS
  • Railroad Medicare
  • RMHP
  • Secure Horizons
  • Tricare for Life
  • UFCW
  • United Healthcare
  • Workers Compensation

More about Dr. Sai Hemanth Chavala

Sai Chavala, M.D., is a fellowship-trained retina specialist and serves as the Director of Retina Services. As a board-certified retina surgeon, Dr. Chavala is passionate about combining his retinal experience with the latest technology and innovative treatment options to help patients with retinal disease and vision loss. Dr. Chavala specializes in retina and vitreous surgery, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal vein occlusion.

Dr. Sai Chavala graduated from the University of Missouri in an accelerated program with his bachelor’s and medical degrees. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Cole Eye Institute Cleveland Clinic Foundation and a research fellowship in stem cells and regenerative medicine at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Chavala then completed a fellowship in surgical retina at Duke University. He later served as an Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina, where he taught the latest techniques in retinal surgery to ophthalmologists in training.

Dr. Chavala currently serves as a tenured, full Professor at the North Texas Eye Research Institute at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. There he leads an NIH funded research laboratory focused on stem cell approaches to repair and regenerate the retina. He has led or participated in more than 75 scholarly presentations, research publications and patents, and is heavily dedicated to several philanthropic activities. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Texas Medical Association, American Society of Retina Specialists, Tarrant County Medical Association, Retinal Society, and Macula Society, among others.

Certifications

-    Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

Memberships    


-     American Academy of Ophthalmology

-    Texas Medical Association

-    American Society of Retina Specialists

-    Tarrant County Medical Association, Retinal Society, and Macula Society