Dr. Shashi Dharma, MD

Dr. Shashi Dharma, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Shashi Dharma, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Irving, TX and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology.

6500 Sierra Dr # 170

Irving, TX 75039

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Macular Edema
very high
more than 99% of peers
Macular Hole
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

86  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroiditis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Acquired Secondary to Intraocular Neoplasm
  • Glaucoma Associated With Systemic Abnormalities
  • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Glaucoma in Intra Ocular Tumours
  • Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
  • Hazy Vision
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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30  Procedures

  • Argon Laser Surgery
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Cryosurgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Laser Surgery
  • Macugen® Injection
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Photocoagulation
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Shunts
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser 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

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University of Illinois
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Ochsner Med Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • L.S.U.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary: Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Sw Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dharma has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dharma's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dharma to family and friends
27 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Dharma's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I have been a patient of Dr. Dharma for several years for both eyes bleeding. She and her staff are very compassionate, understanding, caring and explains in detail what the problem is and the best treatment plan should be followed. Just one instance I personally experienced of how awesome Dr...more
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Very Knowledgeable, works with her patients to get their needs taken care of quickly and efficiently. Great sense of humor which is great and makes it easier to address scary issues.
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I have seen Dr. Dharma only once because I needed to see an ophthalmologist who I can trust and she is by far the best doctor I have been to. The staffs are very friendly and professional and makes you comfortable during your whole visit. Highly recommended!
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Following surgery done by Dr. Dharma in 2014, I was seen by doctors at UTSW who stated that my eye was in bad shape and they were going to do everything they could to save it, but there were no guarantees. Fortunately, they did save my eye.
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NO way will I recommend this doctor. We've been taking my 83-year-old brother once a month to Dr. Dharma. Yesterday (10/26/16), My brother's appointment was 2:00p. We arrived there at 1:30 and he was called into the doctor's area about 1:50. We were still waiting for him 2 hours later. He finally...more
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