Dr. Michel Shami, MD

Dr. Michel Shami, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Michel Shami, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Lubbock, TX and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery and ophthalmology.

4517 98th St

Lubbock, TX 79424

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • 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

See how frequently Dr. Shami performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Shami's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Shami does not have any board certifications listed.

36  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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8  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

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shami to family and friends
16 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

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 (2)

Dr. Shami is an excellent clinician with great experience and superb clinical abilities. I have seen Dr. Shami as a patient for more than 20 years and have sent many patients to him.
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