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Dr. Andrew Kopel MD

Dr. Andrew Kopel MD


Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
(713) 665-7600


A native Houstonian, Dr. Andrew Kopel earned his undergraduate degree from The University of Texas at Austin and his medical degree from McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). He completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in ophthalmology at Tulane Medical School in New Orleans, followed by a fellowship in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

Board certified in ophthalmology, Dr. Kopel has been in practice since 2001. He specializes in diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous; treats glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, retinal disorders, eye pain and diabetic retinopathy. He also performs LASIK surgery.

He received the O’Brien Award for excellence in research at Tulane. During his fellowship at Baylor, he published articles on topics including age-related macular degeneration, macular hole repair and endophthalmitis.

Dr. Kopel is married and has three children. His favorite leisure activities are spending time with his family, traveling, playing tennis and learning Spanish.

Physician Details

Mon - Fri 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Medical Education
University of Texas at Houston-Registrar, 2001
Internships & Residency
Tulane University School of Medicine - Internal Medicine, 2003
Tulane University School of Medicine, 2006
Baylor College of Medicine - Ophthalmology, 2008
PCP Number
Cities Served
Alief, Alvin, Barker, Bellaire, Brookshire


ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007


Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)