Meet Dr. Maverick
Dr. Maverick is a fifth generation Texan, having returned home to San Antonio after many years of ophthalmology and corneal and refractive surgery training.
He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and Fellowship trained in Anterior Segment and Refractive Surgery. He specializes in advanced technology cataract surgery, refractive surgery (Lasik) and corneal transplantation. He was asked by the American Academy of Ophthalmology to author the refractive surgery chapter of the Eye Care Skills software, the primary source of content for teaching other physicians about new technologies in refractive surgery.
For over a decade Consumers Research Council has named Dr. Maverick as one of “America’s Top Ophthalmologists,” and San Antonio Magazine has named Dr. Maverick as one of the “Best Physicians in San Antonio.” He has also named one of the “Best Doctors in America” for Ophthalmology by his peers according to Best Doctors, Inc., and year after year, he has been nominated as a “Super Doctor” by Texas Monthly.
Dr. Maverick is the first surgeon in San Antonio to perform such advanced surgery as laser cataract surgery, ICL, DSEK and DMEK.
For over a decade he has served as the Medical Director of the San Antonio Eye Bank and helped develop the first autologous serum tear program in the area for patients with severe dry eyes.
Education and Training
Dr. Maverick graduated with honors from Alamo Heights High School then attended the University of Notre Dame where he graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Bachelor of Science in Professional Sciences. While at Notre Dame, he also acted as Sports Director at WVFI Radio, announcing Notre Dame sports and hosting a sports talk show.
After graduating from Notre Dame, Dr. Maverick attended the University of Texas Medical School in Houston where his interest in ophthalmology began. Upon graduation with honors from medical school, he completed an internship he completed his residency in ophthalmology at the prestigious Washington University in St. Louis, which consistently ranks at top national program for training and research.
During his residency, he presented or published original research on intraocular lens calculations in children; the safety of refractive surgery/LASIK in scuba divers (Received ARVO award); bioterrorism and the eye; corneal mapping and the effect of intraocular pressure; and new chemotherapies for ocular pemphagoid.
Dr. Maverick then completed fellowship specialty training in the Anterior Segment and Refractive Surgery at Washington University.
After his residency and fellowship in St. Louis, Dr. Maverick made the decision to return to San Antonio and join Focal Point Vision.
He is a scuba DiveMaster and pilot, but mostly enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. He and his wife restored a 100 year old bank building to house the Maverick Whiskey Distillery and Brewery using traditional recipes and methods passed on for generations. The historic building sits across from the Alamo in downtown San Antonio on the original Maverick Family Homestead.
"Five Stars - Sweet Doctor, and he took his time with us."
"Five Stars - Dr Maverick took the time to answer all my questions! He and his team were wonderful!!!I will highly recommend Focal Point Vision to my family and friends!"
"Excellent discussion of options re cataract surgery. Terrific personality and, of course, excellent surgical reputation."
"Dr. Maverick provided an outstanding level of detail regarding the condition of my eyes, what to expect and what actions to take."
"Wonderful! Answered all my questions, explained treatment plan clearly. Great chairside manner. Team was great, very positive & high energy"