Dr. Caplan was named by his peers to the Super Doctors list for the second year in a row, and Dr. McCauley was listed in Super Doctors Rising Stars.
Super Doctors honors a select and diverse list of outstanding doctors in a wide range of specialties across the nation every year. Candidates come from nominations by colleagues and staff research.
Michael Caplan, M.D.
As a distinguished Houston ophthalmologist, Dr. Caplan specializes in the latest in refractive surgery and advanced cataract surgery. He is also a fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist, the founder and Medical Director of Houston’s Caplan Surgery Center, and a founding partner of Berkeley Eye Center.
Dr. Caplan has performed more than 15,000 refractive procedures and is recognized by VISX as one of the top 100 refractive surgeons in the United States. He has served as president of the Houston Ophthalmological Society, taking charge of citywide leadership and continuing education for area eye doctors. He has also travelled internationally, providing eye care to those in need in remote areas.
He treats patients at Berkeley Eye Center locations in Houston and El Campo.
Matthew McCauley, M.D.
Dr. McCauley, a Baylor University alumnus, graduated from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in Denver, Colorado. He then completed his ophthalmology training at the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft. Sam Houston, in San Antonio, and Wilford Hall Air Force Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base.
He has extensive experience in a wide range of eye procedures, including cataract surgery, phakic intraocular lens implants, split-thickness corneal transplants (DSAEK), and laser and refractive surgeries. He has also been involved in developing and publishing on a new ultra-thin corneal transplantation technique for Fuchs’ Endothelial Dystrophy.
Dr. McCauley treats patients in the Berkeley Eye Center location in The Woodlands.
Nominees for the annual Super Doctors list are evaluated on 10 factors of peer recognition and professional achievement. These include years of experience, leadership positions, academic achievements, professional activities, board certifications, publications and lectures, and honors and awards. A Blue Ribbon Panel also reviews and evaluates the nominees before the final selection is made.
To schedule an appointment with Drs. Caplan or McCauley, contact Berkeley Eye Center today.