Dr. Omar Shoukfeh is a board eligible Ophthalmologist who specializes in
cataract and glaucoma and was born and raised in Lubbock, Texas.
Dr. Shoukfeh completed his undergraduate training at Texas Tech University and
graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Cell & Molecular Biology. At
Texas Tech he was accepted to be a member of the Mortar Board, an award to
the top 50 seniors campus-wide based on leadership, scholarship, and service.
He subsequently obtained his medical degree at Texas Tech University. Dr.
Shoukfeh completed his residency in Ophthalmology at Louisiana State
University in Shreveport, where he earned some of the highest board preparation
scores in the country. He served as chief resident during his third year. He then
obtained a glaucoma fellowship at UT Southwestern in Dallas where his surgical
experience was near the top in the country. He is Lubbock’s only glaucoma
fellowship trained doctor in the class of new and exciting minimally invasive
glaucoma surgeries (MIGS), which he is very passionate about.
On a personal note, Dr. Shoukfeh loves spending time with his wife and two
children, traveling, and playing basketball. Dr. Shoukfeh believes it is an honor
to take care of those people that he knows and grew up along with in Lubbock
and the surrounding cities, and does not take that responsibility lightly.