Meet Dr. Oday Alsheikh

Opthalmologist In San Antonio — Oday Alsheikh, M.D.

Our dedicated team of eye doctors at TLC San Antonio is led by one of the most experienced and respected eye surgeons in the U.S. today, Dr. Oday Alsheikh. With his advanced expertise in LASIK, standard and complex cataract surgery, glaucoma treatment, and corneal crosslinking and transplants, Dr. Alsheikh leads the way in clinical excellence. This is matched by his personalized approach to patient care.

Dr. Alsheikh always takes the time to get to know each and every one of his patients. Under his care, you can rest assured that your visual and surgical needs will be fully met, based on a comprehensive understanding of your hopes and expectations of treatment.

Dr. Alsheikh’s Career Journey

Dr. Alsheikh was raised in Houston, Texas, and received his medical degree from Texas Tech Health Science Center. After this, he went on to complete his residency in ophthalmology at Oregon Health Science Center, followed by a corneal fellowship at University of California in San Diego. His career then took him back to Texas where he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.

He now lives in San Antonio with his wife and son. He is the Medical Director here at TLC San Antonio, and he is committed to utilizing the latest technologies, such as ORange(R) intraoperative wavefront aberrometry, to give his patients excellent possible outcomes.

Dr. Alsheikh’s accreditations and affiliations

  • Board-certified Ophthalmologist
  • Board-certified in Refractive Surgery (LASIK & PRK)
  • Fellowship trained in cornea, refractive, cataract, and complex cataract surgery
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology

Previous prestigious roles held by Dr. Alsheikh include: Quality Care Committee Chairperson for the Department of Ophthalmology and Director of the Ocular Surgical Program, both at the University of Texas Medical Department.

Dr. Alsheikh also has a special interest in conducting medical research, focusing on techniques to improve outcomes for complex cataract surgery.

If you’re searching for an excellent opthalmologist near you, look no further than Dr. Oday Alsheikh. Get in touch to schedule your consultation with him today!

Oday Alsheikh, M.D. Curriculum Vitae

TLC San Antonio
434 North Loop 1604 W.
Suite 3201
San Antonio, TX 78232

TLC San Antonio
434 North Loop 1604 W.
Suite 3201
San Antonio, TX 78232

Assistant Professor
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
The University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Blvd
Galveston, Texas 77555-1106

  • 2007-2008 Cornea, Cataract & Refractive Surgery, Shiley Eye Center Univ. of California San Diego Fellowship San Diego, California
  • 2004-2007 Residency, Ophthalmology. Casey Eye Institute Portland, Oregon
  • 2003-2004 Internship, Christus St. Joseph Hospital, Houston, Texas
  • 1999-2003 Medical Degree, Texas Tech School of Medicine, Lubbock, Texas
  • 1994-1999 B.S. Degree, Univ. of Houston, Houston, Texas
  • June 2011 Igrafx Process for Six Sigma software – 20hr course certification in Business Process Analysis for Six Sigma using Igrafx software
  • October 2010 Minitab Statistical Analysis software – 32 hr course certification in statistical analysis for Six Sigma Black Belt
  • 2007 Refractive Surgery Certified Visx S4 IR, Intralase systems, INTACS intrastromal rings implants
  • 2004 Basic Course in vascular Microsurgery, Plastic Surgery Dept. Christus St. Joseph Hospital

2008-2011 Assistant Professor, University of Texas Medical Branch, Dept of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

American Board of Ophthalmology: Certified in 2008

  • 2008-present Texas Medical License No. N1250
  • 2007-2008 California Medical License No. A99303
  • American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery: 2007-present
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology: 2007-present
  • America Medical Association: 2004-present.
  • 2010 Top 100 Health Professionals – International Biographical Centre
  • 2007 Ophthalmic Knowledge Award/Casey Eye Institute
  • 2001 Alpha Omega Alpha Texas Tech School of Medicine
  • 1999-2003 Presidential School of Medicine/Texas Tech School of Medicine
  • 1999-2003 Merit Scholarship
  • 2012 FDA Clinical Trial, a prospective, multicenter clinical trial of thePresVIEW Scleral Implant (PSI) for the treatment of presbyopia
  • 2011 Clinical Research, risk factors for Intraoperative Floppy Iris Syndrome
  • 2011 Case Series – pending – Coumadin and Intraoperative Floppy Iris syndrome a case series
  • 2011 Case Report – pending – case report of Bilateral Simultaneous Iritis in a patient receiving Tarceva
  • 2011 Clinical Research – pending – a novel technique for management of unexpected radicalization of capsulorhexis during phacoemulsification
  • 2010-2011 Allergan FDA study – a multicenter, randomized, double-masked, parallel-group study evaluating the efficacy and safety of cyclosporine Ophthalmic solution 0.01% compared with its vehicle administered QID for 3 months followed by a 9-month open-label phase in patients with atopic keratoconjuncitivitis
  • 2007-2008 Clinical research retrospective analysis of endothelial cell count in post DSAEK and PKP patients
  • 2004 Molecular/Cell Biology Side effects of Tumstatin and Tum4 on transduced Human Vascular Endothelial Cells in culture; Timothy Stout MD, PhD; Casey Eye Institute
  • 1999 Cell Biology, Genetic screening/ analysis of truncated Estrogen and Progesterone receptors in chimeric mice; Baylor College of Medicine, Connally Lab
  • 1998 Developmental Biology, Effects of BNP on neutralization of Xenopus embryos; Univ. Houston

2010-2011 Dept of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Quality Care Committee Chairperson, University of Texas Medical Branch

  • 2010-2011 Director of Surgical Simulation Program at Dept of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch
  • 2008-2010 Integrated Clinical Evaluation Exercise
  • 2008-2009 Gross Anatomy and Radiology Facilitator
  • 2008-2009 Practice of Medicine 1 Facilitator
  • 2012 Implementation of Lean Quality Improvement methodology to decrease patient wait time, development of KPI, the voice of customer campaigns, standardization of operating procedures, and training of Quality Improvement Team
  • 2011 Build Quality Management infrastructure for Dept of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, including the voice of customer and voice of employee campaigns, automation, and standardization of incident reports and quality data collection, as well as implementation of lean process improvement to increase efficiency and decrease patient wait time.

Professional Interest: Complex cataracts, dislocated intraocular lens implants, cornea transplantation, and refractive surgery. Special interest in high volume cataract surgery and resident phacoemulsification surgical training

Journal of Differentiation-2003 Evidence of antagonism of BMP4 signal Map Kinase during Xenopus axis determination… (secondary author)

  • 4/24/2010 Continued Medical Education Lecture for Doctors of Optometry: Corneal degenerations versus Corneal Dystrophy
  • 10/18/2009 Continued Medical Education Lecture for Doctor of Optometry: Post Operative Complications of Cataract Extraction and IOL implants
  • 8/12/2010 Continued Medical Education Lecturer for Doctors of Optometry: Ocular Surface Disease in the Contact Lens Patient
  • Language – proficient in the Arabic language (reading and writing)
  • Hobbies – poetry, writing, oil painting, rock climbing, and equestrian sports