A Journey Founded on a Vision of Excellence

Founded in 1998, Shah Eye Center has evolved from a small clinic to one of South Texas’ most comprehensive vision care facilities over the past 25 years. 

Our story is deeply rooted in an unwavering commitment to provide the highest level of eye care. Guided by the doctrine “Founded on a Vision of Excellence®,” we have consistently lived up to our mission—offering advanced eye care technology in a friendly, professional, and personalized manner.

Our journey has been marked by dedication, growth, and a relentless focus on patient well-being. From state-of-the-art technology to personalized treatment plans, we’ve touched the lives of thousands, helping them see the world more clearly and improving their quality of life.

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Guiding Principles That Shape Our Journey

Our core values serve as the pillars that uphold our mission and vision. Our journey is a testament to these principles, and as we look to the future, they will continue to guide us in providing unparalleled eye care to the communities we serve.

    Do the Right Thing Always

    Honesty, truth, and integrity are at the core of our culture. We make decisions that reflect our commitment to ethical practice.

    Little Things Matter

    We are accountable for delivering accurate, timely, and reliable results, understanding that the smallest details often make the biggest impact.

    Give Your Best

    Through continuous improvement, training, and innovation, we strive to deliver excellence in all we do.

    Power of One

    We operate as one cohesive team, understanding that every role is interdependent and crucial to our collective success.

    Show Care

    Compassion, empathy, and understanding are not just words but actions that define our interactions with our patients and each other.

    Be Gracious

    Courtesy and kindness are the hallmarks of our service. We show appreciation and seek ways to recognize and reward outstanding behavior.

Meet Our Expert Eye Care Team

At Shah Eye Center, our doctors are the cornerstone of our commitment to excellence. With years of experience, advanced training, and a patient-centered approach, our team of eye care professionals is dedicated to providing the highest standard of care. Get to know the experts who will guide you on your journey to better vision.

Dr. Pankaj G. Shah, M.D.

Dr. Pankaj G. Shah is a board-certified ophthalmologist with over 25 years of experience. Specializing in cornea and refractive surgery, Dr. Shah founded Shah Eye Center to provide comprehensive eye care services. His expertise and compassionate approach have made him a trusted name in eye care.
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Dr. Isteitiya

Dr. Jihad Isteitiya, M.D.

Dr. Jihad Isteitiya, M.D., embodies the pinnacle of ophthalmic expertise and dedication. With an extensive background in medicine and specialized training in cornea and refractive surgery, his career is marked by a commitment to providing the highest standard of care, showcasing his passion for improving vision and enhancing the lives of those he serves.
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Dr. Pessoa

Dr. Carlos Pessoa, O.D.

Dr. Carlos E. Pessoa, O.D., is a distinguished figure in optometry, known for his comprehensive expertise and innovative approach to eye care. With a solid foundation in vision sciences and a track record of excellence in both clinical practice and community service, Dr. Pessoa exemplifies the qualities of a dedicated optometrist.
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Dr. Alcantar

Dr. Salvador Alcantar, O.D.

Dr. Salvador Alcantar is a Certified Optometric Glaucoma Specialist with a focus on comprehensive eye care. Since joining Shah Eye Center in 2006, he has been dedicated to providing personalized treatments and has received multiple honors for clinical excellence.
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Dr. Attia

Dr. Hosam Attia, M.D.

Dr. Hosam Attia is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in vitreoretinal surgery. With international experience and multiple awards for compassionate care, he brings a unique blend of skill and empathy to Shah Eye Center.
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Dr. Sanchez

Dr. Arturo Sanchez, O.D.

Dr. Arturo Sanchez is a licensed optometrist who recently joined Shah Eye Center. A graduate of the Inter American University of Puerto Rico, School of Optometry, he is committed to providing quality eye care services to the community.
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Dr. Sooy

Dr. Brianna Sooy, O.D.

Dr. Brianna Sooy is a newly licensed optometrist passionate about modern eye care. Educated at the Inter American University of Puerto Rico, School of Optometry, she brings a fresh approach to Shah Eye Center, focusing on comprehensive and patient-centric care.
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