Matthew K Adams, MD, MBA
Professional AffiliationsHospital Appointments
- Baylor Scott and White Frisco
Education and Training
- Retinal fellowship
- The Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
- Ophthalmology residency
- Baylor College of Medicine, Cullen Eye Institute, Houston, TX, USA
- Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, Colton, CA, USA
- Medical School
- Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
- Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA
Dr. Adams is a board-certified ophthalmologist and ophthalmic surgeon specializing in Vitreoretinal Surgery. While currently practicing in Texas, he has perfected his craft, gained experience, and left a great impact on communities across the country, including California, Minnesota, Ohio, and Florida.
His principal areas of interest include age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment repair, macular surgery, retinal lasers, and secondary intraocular lens implantation.
A native of Grapevine, TX, Dr. Adams attended Texas A&M University for his undergraduate degree where he majored in Biomedical Science. He received his Bachelor of Science with summa cum laude honors in just three years. His passion for medicine led him to achieve his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. During medical school, he also received a Master of Business Administration degree from the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University where he received the renowned ‘Owl Award’ by coming in first place during the 2011 Action Learning Project competition. Dr. Adams’ medical journey continued when he received training in Ophthalmology during his residency at the Cullen Eye Institute at Baylor College of Medicine. He was further honored to complete a fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery at the #1 ranked hospital in the nation at Mayo Clinic where he was awarded the status of ‘Instructor of Ophthalmology’.
With years of experience in his field, Dr. Adams is board-certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO). The ABO is an independent, non-profit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists in the United States of America.
Maintaining professional competence, Dr. Adams is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists, Texas Ophthalmological Association, Texas Medical Association, Collin-Fannin County Medical Society, and the American Medical Association.
As a scientific reviewer for multiple medical journals, Dr. Adams’ work has appeared in numerous journal articles, posters, and presentations on a national and international level. In an effort to advance knowledge and research “in the field”, he has also participated in over 25 clinical trials involving the treatment of macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, and retinal vein occlusions.
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Adams enjoys scuba diving, skydiving, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and performing as a percussionist.