Medical School
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1993)
St. Joseph's Hospital (1994), Transitional Year
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (1997), Ophthalmology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (1999), Cornea & External Diseases

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Cataract Surgery & Lens Implants
  • DALK (Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty)
  • DMEK (Descemet's Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty)
  • DSAEK (Descement's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty)
  • Endothelial Keratoplasty
  • Femtosecond Cataract Surgery
  • Fuchs' Dystrophy
  • Genetic Eye Disorders
  • Kerataconus
  • Lamellar Keratoplasty
  • Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK)
  • Partial Corneal Transplant
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Restor Intraocular Lens (IOL)
  • Toric Intraocular Lens (IOL)
  • Research Interest

    • Cataract surgery
    • Endothelial keratoplasty
    • Fuchs' Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy
    • Genetics of corneal disorders


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Descemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty Tissue Insertion Devices.
    Khan SN, Shiakolas PS, Mootha VV J Ophthalmic Vis Res 2015 Oct-Dec 10 4 461-8

    Honors & Awards

    • D Magazine
      Best Doctors in Dallas (2013)
    • Cornea Society
      Member with thesis (2010)
    • North & Central Texas Clinical and Translational Science Initiative
      Pilot Grant Award Recipient (2010)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Academy of Ophthalmology
    • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology