Dr. Michel Shami, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(16)
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Dr. Michel Shami, MD
Dr. Michel Shami, MD is a vitreoretinal disease & surgery doctor who practices in Lubbock, TX. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Shami is affiliated with Covenant Medical Center - 19th Street.

4517 98th St

Lubbock, TX 79424

Contact Information
Dr. Michel Shami, MD

Dr. Michel Shami, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Retina Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 96% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Shami does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nystagmus
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Cysts
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Shami has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Shami has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shami's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shami to family and friends
3.9
based on 16 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Shami's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shami accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Shami has admitting privileges

Covenant Medical Center - 19th Street
3615 19th St
Lubbock, TX 79410
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