Dr. Saira Choudhri, MD

Dr. Saira Choudhri, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Saira Choudhri, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Kissimmee, FL and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from Aga Khan Medical College, The Aga Khan University in 1994 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.Read her story

1124 Cypress Glen Cir

Kissimmee, FL 34741

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Corneal Ulcer
very high
more than 95% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Choudhri'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.

Dr. Choudhri's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Choudhri "Dr. Choudhri did her internship at Duke University School of Medicine and went on to complete her Ophthalmology residency training at Yale University School of Medicine, where she served as Chief Resident. She then received advanced fellowship training in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at Washington University Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Choudhri held a clinical faculty position as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Wilmer Eye Institute, John Hopkins University School of Medicine, the premier Ophthalmology Institute in the country prior to relocating to Florida . She currently has an appointment as Assistance Professor of Ophthalmology in the volunteer faculty of the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. She has published extensively in peer reviewed journals, authored many abstracts and presented at several national meetings. She has had comprehensive training in advanced surgical techniques and has performed thousands of Cataract, Refractive and Corneal surgeries and other eye procedures. She offers a full spectrum of care for medical and surgical diseases of the eye with on-site state of the art diagnostic and treatment services. Dr. Choudhri is a Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Choudhri "As a leading Central Florida Ophthalmologist, I truly care for my patients, not just their eyes."

5  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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16  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Aga Khan Medical College, The Aga Khan University
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Duke University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Yale University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Washington University Barnes Hospital--Cornea and Refractive Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Efficacy of autologous blood injection for treating overfiltering or leaking blebs after glaucoma surgery, 1997
  • Effect of mild to moderate myopic correction by laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis on intraocular pressure measurements with goldmann applanation tonometer, tono-pen, and pneumatonometer, 2002
  • A comparison of dorzolamide-timold fixed combination therapy vs. concomitant drugs, 2000
  • Factors predictive of LASIK flap thickness with the Hansatome zero compression microkeratome, 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Fellow
  • American Board of Ophthalmology, Diplomate
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Member

Dr. Choudhri's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Choudhri to family and friends
416 total reviews (51 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (416)

  • 5
    (308)
  • 4
    (26)
  • 3
    (24)
  • 2
    (15)
  • 1
    (43)

Dr. Choudhri's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (51)

The staff were amazing and thanks to Dr. Choudhri I am able to see clearly now
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I carefully searched reviews a few years ago before choosing Dr Choudhri for my husbands and my cataracts. One of the main reasons was reviewers for other doctors liked the doctors but hated the office staff. This office had good reviews for all. The reviews were correct! The doctor is awesome and...more
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My name is Miguel Velez I went to Dr Choudhri and had eye surgery for cataract my surgery was successful on both of my eyes I would recommend Dr Saira to anyone who needs a great Eye Doctor
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So many bad experiences with Dr Chouhry. 1st, you wait forever to get called. I've been 4x times & each time I leave feeling frustrated. It took 3 visits just to get an updated contacts Rx, was told my type wasn't avail in daily (it is, when I questioned her she then wrote an Rx for dailies after...more
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Excellent MD. Also excellent personal working in the office is like a family on especial Jesica super person sweet like help every one I recommend this office on all aspects super no body can beat this office
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