Dr. Saira Choudhri, MD

Dr. Saira Choudhri, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
47 y/o
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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

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1124 Cypress Glen Cir

Kissimmee, FL 34741
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)

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Top Care Areas

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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

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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."
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Specialties

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

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • 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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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
  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Choudhri to family and friends
4.3
based on 322 total reviews (44 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (322)

  • 5
    (243)
  • 4
    (20)
  • 3
    (17)
  • 2
    (10)
  • 1
    (32)

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 (44)

Dr. Choudhri is an excellent doctor. She is caring, very professional and very knowledgeable. Myself and parents go to see her and are very pleased with the care we receive. The office staff is very friendly and very helpful. I would definitely recommend Dr. Choudhri. She is very experienced and a...more
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in Orlando, FL
First of all I am satisfied by the surgery in my right eye. Dr. Saira is a woman excellent in its profecion. I have been wearing glasses since the age of 6 years ago, and now with this new technological procedure, I am not going to use more lenses, I feel like I have been born again. Dr. Saira has...more
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in Orlando, FL
Dr. Choudhri and the staff is very professional, very personable. I enjoy coming here. Everyone makes me feel comfortable and at ease. Had surgery with Dr. Choudhri and it was very smooth, quick, she comforted my fears and nerves. I would recommend her and the staff to anyone having eye problems.
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in Orlando
I just had my left eye cataract surgery and cant wait until having the other eye also done. It was amazing to have my vision back again! I finally found a great doctor with great staff team, after having a bad experience with other professional. I recommend Dr. Choudhri.
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I was very nervous with having cataract surgery. I had my left eye done a month ago and will be having the right one done in January. Doctor Choudhri was great and put me at ease. Her staff is wonderful and helpful. A special thank you to Jessica and Lynn they are especially helpful with getting...more
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