Dr. Samra Hashmi specializes in intraocular lens implant surgery, corneal transplant surgery and refractive or laser vision corrective surgery for nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. Board certified ophthalmologist and member of the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Hashmi earned her medical degree at the premier medical institute in Pakistan, The Aga Khan University, in 1994.
Her Postgraduate training included a research fellowship in the Hypertension section, Department of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York and a Research fellowship in Cornea and External Diseases at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in New York City.
Dr. Hashmi completed her residency in Ophthalmology at the Medical College of Georgia and a Fellowship in Refractive Surgery at the Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Dr. Hashmi performs cataract surgery with multi-focal implants using the current no-stich, no-patch technique.
Samra Hashmi, MD is affiliated with the following professional organizations:
- American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
- American Society for Hypertension
In her free time Dr. Hashmi enjoys spending time with her husband Nashib, a nephrologist and their three children. She is active in the community and her hobbies include traveling and reading books.