David Coats, MD, Ophthalmology, Houston, TX, Texas Children's Hospital


Ophthalmology Houston, TX

Professor, Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indiana University School of MedicineResidency, Ophthalmology, 1993 - 1994
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Medical University of South CarolinaResidency, Ophthalmology, 1988 - 1991
  • Spartanburg Regional Healthcare SystemInternship, Transitional Year, 1987 - 1988
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of MedicineClass of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 1995 - 2014
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1994 - 2018
  • NV State Medical License
    NV State Medical License 1994 - 1999
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 1991 - 1995
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1988 - 2021
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctors:SE Texas Castle Connolly, 2013
  • Fellow (FAAO) American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Super Doctor SuperDoctors.com

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations



  • Neural Plasticity Following Surgical Correction of Strabismus in Monkeys 
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas - 4/26/2012


Press Mentions

  • THE DOCTOR'S WORLD; Staving off Blindness in the Tiniest of Infants
    THE DOCTOR'S WORLD; Staving off Blindness in the Tiniest of InfantsFebruary 12, 2016 06:08

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