Vasavi Malineni, MD

Vasavi Malineni, MD

Ophthalmologist (Eye Doctor)

Locations

Personal Statement

Vasavi Malineni, M.D. is a comprehensive ophthalmologist who performs anterior segment and oculoplastics surgery. These procedures include cataract extraction, glaucoma surgery, blepharoplasty, entropion and ectropion repair. In addition, she also performs LASIK vision correction.

Dr. Malineni utilizes the "sutureless" technique when performing cataract surgery. She uses ReSTOR and Rezoom lenses to correct for near and far vision after cataract surgery and refractive lens exchange. She also uses TORIC intraocular lenses for patients with high astigmatism.

Dr. Malineni attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (B.S. in Biochemistry, cum laude, with Honors and Phi Beta Kappa). She graduated from medical school and finished her Ophthalmology training at Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. She joined Texas Eye Institute in August, 2004. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract Society Texas Ophthalmology Association and Texas Medical Association. Dr. Malineni is board certified in Ophthalmology.

She is available for consultations at our Southeast and Southwest offices.

Gender

Female

Languages

  • English

Insurance Plans

  • AARP - Medicare Advantage HMO
  • AARP - Medicare Advantage POS
  • AARP - Medicare Advantage PPO
  • AARP - Medicare CompletePlus (HMO)
  • AARP - Medicare CompletePlus (POS)
  • Aetna - EPO
  • Aetna - HMO
  • Aetna - Indemnity
  • Aetna - Managed Choice
  • Aetna - Medicare Advantage Replacement HMO
  • Aetna - Medicare Advantage Replacement PPO
  • Aetna - Medicare Private Fee for Service Plans (PFFS)
  • Aetna - OA
  • Aetna - POS
  • Aetna - PPO
  • Aetna - TRS
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • American Pioneer Life - Health Benefit Plans
  • Amerigroup - Amerivantage
  • Assurant Health - CoreMed
  • Assurant Health - Health Access
  • Assurant Health - Individual Plan
  • Assurant Health - PPO
  • BC/BS - Anthem
  • BC/BS - Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • BC/BS - HMO
  • BC/BS - PPO
  • BC/BS - Traditional Indemnity
  • BC/BS of Texas - UT Select PPO
  • BeechStreet - PPO
  • Benefit Planners
  • Boon Chapman - HMO
  • Boon Chapman - PPO
  • Cigna - EPO
  • Cigna - Fundamental Care (PPO)
  • Cigna - HMO
  • Cigna - HMO Open Access
  • Cigna - HMO Open Access Plus
  • Cigna - Indemnity
  • Cigna - International
  • Cigna - POS
  • Cigna - POS Open Access
  • Cigna - PPO
  • Cigna - PPO Starbridge
  • Cigna - Shared Administration (PPO)
  • Community Health Choice
  • DARS
  • First Health - PPO
  • Galaxy Health - PPO
  • GEHA Health Plans - Standard Option (PPO)
  • Golden Rule - Basic Plan
  • Golden Rule - CoPay 25
  • Golden Rule - PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Healthsmart PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Open Access
  • Great West Healthcare - POS
  • Great West Healthcare - PPO
  • Guardian - Open Access
  • Guardian - PPO
  • GWH-Cigna Open Access Plus
  • HealthSmart - PPO
  • Humana - ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana - Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana - Medicare Replacement HMO
  • Humana - National POS
  • Humana - PPO
  • Humana - Preferred POS
  • Humana - Preferred PPO
  • Medicaid - Texas Traditional
  • Medicare
  • Memorial Hermann Choice - MH Choice
  • Memorial Hermann Elect - MH Elect
  • Memorial Hermann Employees - MH Employees
  • Memorial Hermann Select - MH Select
  • MHealth - EDGE
  • MHealth - Insurance Plans
  • MHealth - MHHNP Freedom of Choice PPO
  • MHealth - MHHS Freedom of Choice
  • MHealth Choice
  • MultiPlan - HealthEOS
  • MultiPlan - PHCS
  • MultiPlan - PPO
  • New Era Life - Health Plans
  • Old Surety Life - Health Benefit Plans
  • Pacificare - PPO
  • PHCS - PPO
  • Physicians Mutual - Health Plans
  • Principal Financial Group - Classic PPO
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS) - POS
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS) - PPO
  • Provider Select - PPO
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Secure Horizons - Insurance Plans
  • Self Pay (No Insurance)
  • Standard Life - Health Insurance
  • State Farm - Health Insurance
  • Texas Children's Health Plan - CHIP (Children's Health Ins. Program)
  • Texas Children's Health Plan - HMO
  • Texas Children's Health Plan - STAR (Medicaid)
  • Texas True Choice - PPO
  • TML - PPO
  • Today's Options
  • Today's Options - PFFS
  • Tower Life - Insurance Plans
  • Traditional Medicaid
  • Tricare - Prime
  • Tricare - Standard
  • UMR - Insurance Plans
  • UMR - PPO
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - HMO
  • United Healthcare - Indemnity
  • United Healthcare - Medicare Replacement HMO
  • United Healthcare - PPO
  • United Healthcare - Select POS
  • WellCare - Insurance Plans

Medical School

Louisiana State University School of Medicine - New Orleans (1998)

Residency

LSU - Ochsner Ophthalmology (2004)

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Texas Ophthalmologic Association
  • Harris County Medical Society
  • Physician's Organization for Women
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Houston Ophthalmologic Society

Awards

  • Philip H, Jones Memorial Scholarship
  • Area Health Educational Centers Scholarship
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Outstanding Graduating Senior in Biochemistry
  • Howard Hughes Research Foundation Grant
  • Sophomore Honors Distinction
  • LSU Honors Scholarship

Available Appointments

Beechnut

7710 Beechnut, Suite 100 Houston, TX 77074 (713) 777-7145

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              Astoria

              11914 Astoria Blvd. Suite 680 Houston, TX 77089 (281) 484-7171

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