Neda Shamie, M.D., is a refractive, cataract, and corneal surgeon, and partner of the Maloney Shamie Vision Institute in Los Angeles, California. She previously was an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the USC Keck School of Medicine and the Medical Director of the USC Doheny Eye Center in Beverly Hills.
Dr. Shamie graduated summa cum laude from UCLA and obtained her medical degree from UCSF School of Medicine. She completed her residency and fellowship training in corneal and laser refractive surgery at UC Irvine where she also served as Director of the Corneal Service. Soon thereafter she joined the Devers Eye Institute in Portland, Oregon, where together with Dr. Mark Terry, they spearheaded many projects and advances in the field of lamellar corneal transplantation with emphasis on endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK and DMEK).
Dr. Shamie was the first surgeon in the Northwest to offer both artificial corneal transplantation and DMEK surgery to her patients. Recognized as an expert in complex vision correction surgery, Dr. Shamie has coauthored over fifty publications on the topics of cataract surgery and corneal transplantation, written eight chapters for surgical textbooks, and has led international lectures, courses, and seminars teaching colleagues about the advances in vision correction surgery. The American Academy of Ophthalmology awarded her the Senior Achievement Award for contributions to the education of other eye surgeons. She has trained and instructed over 500 surgeons and has personally performed over 10,000 vision correction surgeries.
She has served on the Cornea Clinical Committee of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, was the president of the Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmology, serves on the Forbes Health Advisory Board, and the Executive Committee of the American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery. She was voted by peers for inclusion in Castle Connolly’s “America’s Top Doctors” and Los Angeles Magazine’s “Top Doctors”. Frequently requested by media for her expertise, Dr. Shamie has been interviewed by CBS News, Bloomberg News, USA Today, and Good Morning America.
Dr. Shamie has two young daughters and is married to her college sweetheart, Sia Daneshmand, who is the head of Urologic Oncology at USC. In her spare time, she loves to travel to new destinations and create lasting memories with her family and friends.
Dr. Shamie may be reached by calling the Maloney Shamie Vision Institute at (310) 208-3937, or she may be reached at the website: www.MaloneyShamieVision.com.