Bennett Walton, MD, MBA, is a fellowship trained, Board Certified ophthalmologist available for refractive surgery, cataract, and glaucoma consultations. His professional interests include laser cataract surgery, LASIK, PRK, refractive lensectomy, phakic intraocular lens (ICL) and presbyopia correcting surgery. He is experienced in both laser surgery and manual microsurgery and focuses on finding the best treatment for the individual patient.
He attended Vanderbilt University as an Honors Scholar and graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Walton received a Master of Business Administration from Rice University and a Doctor of Medicine from Baylor College of Medicine, with emphasis on improving healthcare outcomes.
At Rice, he received distinction as a Jones Scholar, the highest academic award given from the business school. He completed an internship at Houston Methodist Hospital and residency at the Cullen Eye Institute at Baylor College of Medicine. During his years at the Cullen Eye Institute, Dr. Walton received Everett L. Goar Research Awards in back-to-back years for his work in leveraging telemedicine to improve ophthalmic care delivery. Following residency, he completed an additional fellowship in cornea, refractive and anterior segment surgery.
Dr. Walton is dedicated to patient safety and process improvement and won the First Place award at the 2015 Quality Improvement Conference hosted for the Houston medical community by Baylor College of Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the International Society of Refractive Surgery, and he has presented research at both regional and national conferences.
He enjoys spending time with his wife and children.
Dr. Walton was recently featured and interviewed as "One to Watch" in ophthalmology by Millennial Eye. Click this link to read the full article.
In the video below, Dr. Walton discusses the differences between modern cataract surgery at Slade & Baker and traditional cataract surgery.
Monday, February 09, 2015
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