Nisha Shah, M.D., was raised in Florida and graduated from the Honors Program in Medicine at the University of Miami with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry.
During medical school, she served as Editor in Chief of the Medical I.B.I.S., a student-run research magazine. As the recipient of grant awards from the Melanoma Research Foundation and Fight for Sight, Dr. Shah completed a research fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami. Her research led to her being published in several book chapters and peer-reviewed journals, including Ophthalmology and Journal of Refractive Surgery. She was also in invited to present at various national conferences.
After finishing her ophthalmology residency at Tulane University in New Orleans, Dr. Shah completed a fellowship in Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery at the renowned Roski Eye Institute at the University of Southern California/Los Angeles County Hospital. During her fellowship, she underwent additional refractive surgery training with the United States Navy at Camp Pendleton, California. As a recipient of LASIK surgery herself, Dr. Shah personally understands the effects that LASIK can have in her patients’ lives.
Dr. Shah is a member of local medical societies, including the Texas Medical Association and the Harris County Medical Society. She enjoys traveling with her husband and has undergone medical mission trips in Nicaragua and India. Her hobbies include tennis, painting, and dancing. She is fluent in Gujarati. Dr. Shah looks forward to the opportunity to provide the best, personalized care for you and your loved ones.