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Dr. Petros Euthymiou Carvounis, MD
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Dr. Petros Euthymiou Carvounis, MD

Ophthalmologist (Eye Doctor)

24 Years of Experience

Accepting patients

    Overview

    Dr. Carvounis graduated from the University of Cambridge (B.A., M.A.) and then completed his medical degree at the University of Oxford. Following an internship at the Mayo Clinic at Rochester, MN he completed his ophthalmology residency at the George Washington University in Washington D.C. Dr. Carvounis completed fellowship training in Diseases and Surgery of the Retina and Vitreous at Baylor College of Medicine (2007). He was then recruited to the faculty at Baylor College of Medicine where he served as Program Director of the Fellowship in Diseases and Surgery of the Retina and Vitreous since 2010 and became Associate Professor in 2013. He also has an appointment as Clinical Professor at the George Washington University. Dr. Carvounis is a nationally and internationally acclaimed expert in the field with over 120 papers or presentations at national and international scientific meetings. He has been a pioneer in surgery for macular holes and retinal detachment without face-down positioning, has published his excellent results on vitrectomy for epiretinal membranes with good baseline vision and has taught instruction courses for retina specialists on vitrectomy for complications of diabetes at the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the World Congress of Ophthalmology. Dr. Carvounis was elected by his peers as one of the ‘Top 40 under 40 Ophthalmologists’ in the world (2015) and has received the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award (2015), the Honor Award of the American Society of Retina Specialists (2014), the Best Doctors Award annually (2009-2016) the Houstonia Top Doctors in Houston 2016 award. He is a peer reviewer for 16 scientific journals. Dr. Carvounis is on the Board of Directors of the Retina Research Foundation.
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    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Ophthalmologist (Eye Doctor)

    Education & Training

    Mayo Clinic (Internship)

    George Washington University (Residency)

    Baylor College of Medicine (Fellowship)

    Bachelors Degree - University Of Cambridge School Of Medicine

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Ophthalmology since 2006

    Medical Conditions Treated

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    Medical Procedures Performed

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    Insurances

    Top Insurances

    • Aetna

    • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)

    • Bravo Health

    • Cigna

    • Humana Health

    • Medicare

    • UnitedHealthcare

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    Locations

    Macula Vitreous Retina Physicians & Surgeons P.A.

    6655 Travis St

    STE 560

    Houston, TX 77030

    (713) 637-4408

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    Recognitions

    Memberships & Associations

    European Vitreoretinal Society

    Member

    2013

    Retina Society

    Member

    2013

    American Academy of Ophthalmology

    Fellow

    2006

    American Society of Retina Specialists

    Member

    2007

    European Society of Retina Specialists

    Member

    2013

    Awards

    Achievement Award

    American Academy of Ophthalmology

    Honor Award

    American Society of Retina Specialists

    Top 40 Under 40

    The Ophthalmologist

    Vit Buckle Society

    Wrangler Award

    Top Doctors in Houston

    Houstonia Magazine

    Best Doctors

    Best Doctors in America

    Dan B. Jones Teaching Award

    Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Petros Carvounis accepting new patients?

    Yes, Dr. Petros Carvounis is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Dr. Petros Carvounis offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Carvounis's office at (713) 637-4408 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Dr. Petros Carvounis offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Carvounis's office at (713) 637-4408 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Dr. Petros Carvounis speak?

    Dr. Petros Carvounis speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Dr. Petros Carvounis have?

    Dr. Petros Carvounis is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

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