Mitchell P. Weikert, M.D., M.S.

Professor
Baylor College of Medicine

Mitchell P. Weikert, M.D., M.S. Photo

Positions

Professor
Ophthalmology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas United States

Residency Program Director
Ophthalmology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas United States

Staff Ophthlamologist
Eye Care Line
Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Houston, Texas United States

Addresses

Jamail Specialty Care Center - Alkek Eye Center (Clinic)
1977 Butler Blvd.
2nd Floor
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-6100
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CHI St. Luke's Health - Springwoods Village Hospital (Clinic)
2255 E Mossy Oaks Rd.
Spring, Texas 77389
United States
(346) 305-5000
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Certifications

  • Board Certified American Board of Ophthalmology

  • Texas Medical License Texas Medical Board

Education

  • Fellowship at University Of Utah
    06/2003 - Salt Lake City, Utah United States

    Cornea and Refractive Surgery

  • Residency at Baylor College Of Medicine
    06/2002 - Houston, Texas United States

    Ophthalmology

  • Internship at Baylor College Of Medicine
    06/1999 - Houston, Texas United States

    Transitional

  • MD from Baylor College Of Medicine
    05/1998 - Houston, Texas United States
  • MS from University Of Texas At Austin
    08/1994 - Austin, Texas United States

    Biomedical Engineering

  • BS from University Of Wisconsin, Madison
    05/1987 - Madison, Wisconsin United States

    Electrical Engineering

Language

  • English
    Advanced

Gender

  • Male

Professional Statement

Mitchell P. Weikert, M.D., M.S. is a Professor at the Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine. Prior to pursuing a career in medicine, Dr. Weikert received degrees in both electrical and biomedical engineering, and worked as a design engineer in the petroleum industry. He obtained his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, where he graduated with honors. During his ophthalmology residency, completed at the Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, he served as Chief Resident during his final year of training. He completed his fellowship in cornea, external disease, cataract and refractive surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine's John. A. Moran Eye Center. Dr. Weikert currently serves as the Residency Program Director at the Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine and is a former Medical Director of the Lions Eye Bank of Texas. His research interests include biomedical optics, anterior segment imaging, and biometry/intraocular lens calculations. He has authored over 75 peer-reviewed articles and 20 book chapters, edited 3 textbooks, and is an active lecturer in his specialty. He is a recipient of the Baylor College of Medicine Distinguished Alumnus and Rising Star Awards, the University of Utah Distinguished Alumnus Award, the AAO Secretariat, Achievement, and Senior Achievement Awards, and has been listed in “The Best Doctors in America” on an annual basis since 2008.

Professional Achievements

  • Top Doctor
    01/2020 - Texas Monthly Magazine

  • Gold Medal
    01/2020 - Intraocular Implant and Refractive Society of India

  • Distinguished Alumnus Award
    10/2019 - Moran Eye Center, University of Utah

  • Secretariat Award
    06/2019 - American Academy of Ophthalmology

  • Top Doctor
    01/2019 - Texas Monthly Magazine

  • Senior Achievement Award
    10/2018 - American Academy of Ophthalmology

  • Rising Star Clinician Award
    04/2015 - Baylor College of Medicine

  • Best Film - Instruments & Devices/IOLs Category
    04/2014 - American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery

  • Best Film - People's Choice Award
    04/2014 - American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery

  • Houstonia Top Doctor
    07/2013 - Houstonia Magazine

  • Louis J. Girard Distinguished Alumnus Award
    06/2012 - Baylor College of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology

  • Achievement Award
    10/2011 - American Academy of Ophthalmology

  • Top Doctor
    01/2009 - H Texas Magazine

  • Best Doctor
    07/2008 - Best Doctors

  • Secretariat Award
    10/2006 - American Academy of Ophthalmology

  • Dan B. Jones Teaching Award
    06/2005 - Baylor College of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology

  • Chief Resident
    07/2001 - Baylor College of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology

  • Stephen N. Schindler Award for High Ethical and Humane Standards
    06/2002 - Baylor College of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology

  • Everett L. Goar Resident Research Award
    06/2002 - Baylor College of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology

  • Graduate with Honor
    05/1998 - Baylor College of Medicine

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    11/1997 - Baylor College of Medicine

  • Graduate with Highest Distinction
    05/1987 - University of Wisconsin

Professional Interests

  • Keratoconus

  • Fuchs Dystrophy

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology

  • Refractive Errors - Myopia

  • Hyperopia

  • Dry Eye

  • Blepharitis

  • Red Eye

  • Corneal Transplant Surgery

  • Anterior Segment Surgery

  • Secondary Intraocular Lenses

  • LASIK

  • PRK

  • Wavefront-guided LASIK/PRK

  • Custom LASIK/PRK

  • Corneal Infections

  • Keratitis

  • Conjunctivitis

  • Pink Eye

  • Corneal Edema

  • Corneal Transplant Rejection

  • Corneal Transplant Failure

  • Herpetic Eye Disease

  • Corneal Dystrophies

Professional Specialties

  • Cataract

  • Cornea and External Eye Disease

  • Corneal Transplant Surgery

  • Laser Vision Correction