Dr. Nader Iskander, MD

Dr. Nader Iskander, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Nader Iskander, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University of Alexandria / Faculty of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology and cornea & refractive surgery.Read his story

7810 Louis Pasteur Dr Ste 100

San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Progressive High Myopia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Iskander's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Iskander "Dr. Nader Iskander is board-certifi­ed by the American Board of Ophthalmology and fellowship-trained in refractive surgery from the Gimbel Eye Centre. Dr. Iskander brings 20 years of experience to San Antonio Eye Specialists. Dr. Iskander has extensive experience in LASIK vision correction, advanced cataract extraction procedures and anterior segment reconstruction techniques. Dr. Iskander is an expert eye surgeon in San Antonio, Texas who has personally performed over thousands of procedures. A third generation ophthalmologist, Dr. Iskander has helped thousands of patients see better since 1995. Dr. Iskander received numerous honors and awards for his contributions to the science of ophthalmology. In addition to his skill and care as a refractive, cataract, and anterior segment specialist, Dr. Iskander's accomplishments include serving as medical director for practices in Texas and California and he is also a former Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Wayne State University in Michigan, where he taught refractive and cataract surgery to ophthalmologists-in-training. He has authored a book chapter and co-authored a textbook on LASIK surgery. He has been published in the journal Ophthalmology, The Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and other leading medical publications. Dr. Iskander has been invited to speak at professional conferences and has taught courses as an expert to practicing ophthalmologists at the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has also served on expert panel at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Iskander is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of both the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. Education Fellow: Refractive and Anterior Segment Surgery, Gimbel Eye Centre, Calgary, Canada Resident: Department of Ophthalmology, Kresge Eye Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit Resident: Department of Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland Doctor of Medicine with Honors, University of Alexandria Medical School Professional Memberships Fellow American College of Surgeons (FACS) Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology Member, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Member, San Antonio Society of Ophthalmology "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Iskander "We are passionate about caring for our patients and treating them like family.  We strive to offer the most advanced technology in diagnostics and lasers to implement with treatment plans that provide the visual results our patients deserve.  Patient care is paramount, along with improved vision.  "

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Ulcer
  • Visual Field Defects
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8  Procedures

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.


  • University of Alexandria / Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Kresge Eye Inst/Wayne St U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Gimbel Eye Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Iskander's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Iskander to family and friends
24 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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Dr. Iskander's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

If waits at the office CONSISTENTLY (as in every single time we've been there) exceed one hour beyond your appointment time, and he has a sign apologizing for it, there's a simple solution - SCHEDULE FEWER PATIENTS. Not sure if we appreciated not being told the office had moved to a new location...more
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Waited 90 minutes past appointment time, twice.
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My experience with Dr Iskander was very pleasant he is Very professional and knowledgeable. The results of my operation was better than what I expected and I highly recommend him. Every day is a new experience in seeing the world in a new way. I can't thank Dr. Iskander enough for the my new...more
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He is best in the business. Wait time is pretty ridiculous, but hey, he's in high demand for a reason
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