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Yusra Siddiqui, MD

Specialties
  • Ophthalmology
Languages Spoken:
  • English

Yusra Siddiqui, M.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Although born in Chicago, she considers herself a native Texan completing her education through residency in Texas. She received her Bachelors of Science in psychology from the University of Houston and her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She then completed her general medicine internship and ophthalmology residency at University of Texas Medical Branch. During residency, she received the Silver Scalpel Award for excellence in surgical skills. Following this, Dr. Siddiqui pursued a fellowship in cornea, external disease and refractive surgery through Harvard Medical School at Massachusetts Eye and Ear.

Dr. Siddiqui sees a variety of ophthalmic conditions including cataracts, dry eye, and corneal problems including keratoconus, corneal dystrophies (ex. Fuch's dystrophy), pterygium, trauma, ulcers and scars. She performs standard and refractive cataract surgery, corneal transplants including PKP, DSAEK and DMEK, as well as corneal cross-linking. She is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and speaks English, some Urdu, Hindi and Spanish.

Pediatric Care

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology - General
Education and Training

Medical Education
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Houston, TX
United States of America
5/31/2013

Internship
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX
6/30/2014

Residency
UTMB - Galveston
Galveston, TX
United States of America
6/1/2017

Fellowship
Mass Eye and Ear
Boston, MA
United States of America
7/1/2019

Academic Positions and Locations

UTMB - The University of Texas Medical Branch
Assistant Professor

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