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Thao Thach, M.D.
Dr. Thach, a highly accomplished ophthalmologist, established her private practice, now recognized as Shiloh Eye Care, in 2005. Hailing from California, she has cultivated a reputation as a leading figure in the field, renowned for her commitment to excellence and patient-centered care.
With an impressive educational background, Dr. Thach earned her MD degree from the prestigious New York Medical College. Her pursuit of specialization led her to complete her Ophthalmology residency at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital in Bronx, New York. Seeking to further refine her skills, she then pursued a Glaucoma Fellowship at the esteemed Jules Stein Eye Institute in Los Angeles, California. This dedicated training equipped her with the expertise to address a wide spectrum of eye care needs.
During the course of her career over the past 20 years, Dr. Thach has been a steadfast presence in the communities of Garland, Dallas, Murphy, and Mesquite, catering to a diverse range of patients. Her commitment to providing comprehensive and personalized eye care has solidified her reputation as a trusted practitioner.
Dr. Thach holds privileges at the Park Central Surgery Center, where she has demonstrated her surgical proficiency through numerous successful procedures. Her meticulous approach, coupled with her dedication to patient comfort and outcomes, has made her a respected authority among her peers.
Beyond her professional pursuits, Dr. Thach engages in a variety of interests. She finds enjoyment and relaxation in cooking, reading, and playing the piano. These diverse passions underscore her well-rounded approach to life and contribute to her ability to connect with patients on multiple levels.
In conclusion, Dr. Thach's journey from her origins in California to her impressive medical education and subsequent contributions to the field of ophthalmology exemplify her dedication to her craft. Her commitment to advancing her skills, coupled with her compassionate patient care, has established her as a sought-after ophthalmologist in the region. Dr. Thach's legacy extends beyond her clinical expertise, encompassing her commitment to improving patients' lives through enhanced vision and unwavering professionalism.
Israel Ackerman, M.D.
Israel Ackerman, M.D. is a fellowship-trained and board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in cataract and refractive surgery. Dr. Ackerman attended Northwell Health/ Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital for residency and completed his fellowship training at the prestigious University of Texas Southwestern in Cornea, External Disease, and Keratorefractive Surgery, solidifying his expertise in treating complex eye conditions.
Dr. Ackerman offers a comprehensive range of services to his patients. He is proficient in performing advanced vision correction procedures, such as LASIK and PRK, allowing patients to achieve clear vision without the need for glasses or contacts. Dr. Ackerman also specializes in cataract surgery, offering the latest advancements in technology, including high-tech intraocular lens implants, toric lenses, and femtosecond laser cataract surgery, ensuring optimal outcomes and quicker recovery times.
Dr. Ackerman’s dedication to his profession extends beyond his practice. As an adjunct clinical professor at the University of Texas Southwestern, he imparts his knowledge and experience to the next generation of ophthalmologists, teaching residents the art and science of cataract surgery.
His focus on patient education ensures that individuals are well-informed about their conditions and treatment options, empowering them to make confident decisions about their eye health.
With his combination of expertise and compassionate care, Dr. Israel Ackerman continues to make a significant impact in the field of ophthalmology, helping countless individuals regain clear vision and improve their overall quality of life.
Congratulations to Israel Ackerman, M.D. who has been voted to the 2023 Texas Super Doctors®: Rising Stars