Nader Iskander, MD, Ophthalmology, San Antonio, TX, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System

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Ophthalmology San Antonio, TX

Anterior Segment Related, Cataract Related, Refractive Surgery

Medical Director, San Antonio Eye Specialists

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Summary

  • Dr. Nader Iskander is a board-certified third-generation ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained refractive surgeon. He has extensive experience in LASIK and is considered an expert in his field, having performed thousands of procedures. With over 20 years experience, he specializes in advanced cataract removal and anterior segment refractive surgery. Dr. Iskander was the first ophthalmologist in Texas to be certified on the LENSAR™ femtosecond laser system. Dr. Iskander trained at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, Kresge Eye Institute in Michigan, and Gimbel Eye Centre in Calgary, Canada. Having performed thousands of surgical cases, Dr. Iskander's vast surgical experience and management of complex surgical cases, has fostered a center for trusted surgical outcomes for LASIK, cataract removal and other refractive anterior segment procedures.

    San Antonio Eye Specialists hosts multiple LASIK lasers, customized to patient's eyes. Dr. Iskander founded and built his practice based on exceptional customer care and surgical outcomes. Dr. Iskander constantly researches the latest, most advanced technology to offer his patients to provide the next level of speed, precision and accuracy. As one of the most experienced LASIK surgery centers in San Antonio, Dr. Iskander leads an experienced team that never compromises when it comes to your eyes.
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    San Antonio Eye Specialists State of-the-art Ophthalmology Surgical Center

    AAAASF certified surgical facility with latest advances in technology housed under one roof including a laser vision correction center in San Antonio

    Biography; Nader Iskander, MD, FACS

    San Antonio LASIK Surgeon & Ophthalmologist Nader G. Iskander, MD, FACS is the Medical Director of San Antonio Eye Specialists.

Education & Training

  • Gimbel Eye CentreFellowship, Refractive and Anterior Segment Surgery, 1999 - 2000
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Wayne State University School of MedicineResidency, Ophthalmology, 1995 - 1998
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland Clinic FoundationResidency, Internal Medicine, 1993 - 1995
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland Clinic FoundationInternship, Internal Medicine Preliminary Year, 1993 - 1994
  • University of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine
    University of Alexandria Faculty of MedicineClass of 1989
  • University of LondonGeneral Certificate of Education, 1982 - 1983

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2002 - 2021
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2001 - 2021
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of OphthalmologyFellow
  • American College of SurgeonsFellow

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow American College of Surgeons
  • Honored Member, Who’s Who Cambridge, 2008
  • Surgeon Recognition Award Bausch & Lomb, 2007
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Laser Vision Correction: Safety, Predictability and Evolution  
    Iskander NG, San Antonio Medicine, 12/1/2010
  • Predictability of Lasik Flap Thickness: Zyoptix XP Versus Hansatome Microkeratomes  
    Iskander NG, Peters NT, Proceedings, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery, 1/1/2007
  • Visual Outcomes and Wavefront Results After Zyoptix Personalized LASIK Correction Using Undilated Aaberrometry  
    Iskander NG, Peters NT, Proceedings, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery, 1/1/2007
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Press Mentions

  • San Antonio Eye Specialists Offers Advanced Technology to Help San Antonio Residents Maximize Visual Results
    San Antonio Eye Specialists Offers Advanced Technology to Help San Antonio Residents Maximize Visual ResultsNovember 30, 2016 11:05

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish, Arabic

Hospital Affiliations