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David Hendricks, M.D.

Fort Worth Eye Doctor

David Hendricks, M.D.

General Ophthalmology

Dr. Hendricks grew up in Denton Texas and attended Texas Christian University. Prior to his medical education, Dr. Hendricks served in the United States Air Force as a pilot from 1971 to 1976. He graduated from University of Texas Southwestern medical school in Dallas in 1980 and stayed in Dallas for his internship and ophthalmology residency.

He has been in practice in Fort Worth with Ophthalmology Associates since 1984 and has served patients from Parker County in our Weatherford office since 1985.

While continuously in private practice in Fort Worth, he served in a position as a clinical associate professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, and traveled to Dallas each month to participate in training surgical ophthalmologists.

Dr. Hendricks was, for 34 years, among the leaders in cataract and lens implant surgery in North Texas, preforming more than 20,000 intraocular lens implants during his surgical career.

He retired from cataract surgery in 2018 but continues to practice medical ophthalmology in the Summit Avenue office and in Weatherford.

His practice includes YAG laser surgery for patients who experience clouding of the posterior capsule during the years following successful cataract surgery.

His hobbies include travel, reading, bicycling, swimming, and flying. In January 2022 he was awarded the federal aviation administration’s Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award in recognition of 50 years of aviation flight experience and steadfast commitment to aviation safety.


  • Born in Austin, Texas
  • Married, 2 children


  • Medical School: 1980 Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas
  • Internship: 1980-81 Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
  • Residency: 1981-84 Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas

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