W. Michael Hipps, MD

W. Michael Hipps, MD

Ophthalmologist (Eye Doctor)
W. Michael Hipps, MD

W. Michael Hipps, MD

Ophthalmologist (Eye Doctor)

Personal Statement

W. Michael Hipps, MD joined Texas Eye Institute in August of 2005 after completing his residency in ophthalmology at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia and was raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and spent 6 years in the biomedical field designing and producing minimally invasive surgical instruments for general, cardiovascular and plastic surgery. His experiences as an engineer led him to enter the medical field and eventually into ophthalmology.

Dr. Hipps is Board Certified and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Medical Association, the Texas Medical Association, the Harris County Medical Society and the Houston Ophthalmology Society.

He practices General Ophthalmology for all ages and has an interest in Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and uses the ReSTOR lens implants.

He is available for appointments at the Southwest, Southeast and Sugar Land clinics

Gender

Male

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

Medical College of Georgia (2001)

Residency

Baylor College of Medicine (2005)

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Harris County Medical Society

Awards

  • Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Honor Society
  • Tau Beta Pi Association
  • Golden Key National Honor Society

Available Appointments

Katy

23960 Katy Freeway, Suite 210 Katy, TX 77450 (281) 391-3937

Fri
Apr 28
Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 01
Tue
May 02
        • 2:00 pm

          Available Appointments

          Astoria

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

          Fri
          Apr 28
          Sat
          Apr 29
          Sun
          Apr 30
          Mon
          May 01
          Tue
          May 02
          • 9:00 am

                  Available Appointments

                  Beechnut

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

                  Fri
                  Apr 28
                  Sat
                  Apr 29
                  Sun
                  Apr 30
                  Mon
                  May 01
                  Tue
                  May 02
                  • 2:00 pm
                        • 9:00 am