Dr. Sami Dahr, MD

Dr. Sami Dahr, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
45 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Sami Dahr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Oklahoma City, OK and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Retina Center of Oklahoma

3366 NW Expressway Ste 670

Oklahoma City, OK 73112
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Retina Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 90% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Dr. Dahr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dahr "Dr. Dahr specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of complex eye disease affecting the back part of the eye, namely the retina and vitreous. He also specializes in rheumatologic and autoimmune diseases of the eye ("uveitis"). The state's only National Institutes of Health (NIH) trained ophthalmologist, he also holds a clinical appointment at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. "

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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17  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Iridectomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Oklahoma.

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.


    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • U Hosp Vamc U Ok
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • U Of Cincinnati Dept Oph
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • National Institutes Of Health Clinical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • U Of Cincinnati
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dahr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dahr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dahr to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Dahr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I have gone to Dr Dahr for a while now, I find him to be one of the best!! I mean that, I have been to many, he is the first doctor to determine what my problem has been all these years! He has been saving my last eye, called me when I needed his help, and is very professional!!! Knows his stuff!...more
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I went to Dr. Dahr a few years back and swear I would never return. I was there to get shots in my eye for Macular Degenerative. I didn't like the way he "jabbed" me in the eye with the needle without warning. His staff acted rude or like they were in another world.
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Very professional and talks and explains options. Very friendly and shows care for any questions you might ask.
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