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Dr. Amy Schefler, MD

Ophthalmologist

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Physician Biography

Dr. Amy Schefler earned her medical degree at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. She completed both a residency and fellowship at the University of Miami (Florida)’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute-Anne Bates Leach Eye Hospital. She underwent additional training at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

Board certified in ophthalmology, Dr. Schefler’s clinical interests include uveal melanoma, retinoblastoma, benign and malignant eye tumors. In practice since 2004, she sees patients of all ages and speaks Spanish.

The hallmark of Dr. Schefler’s practice philosophy is compassionate care grounded in scientific evidence. She offers cutting-edge knowledge and a high degree of availability for both routine appointments and emergencies.

Her professional honors include the Society of Heed Fellows Fellow Award (2009), the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship Award (2009), the Ronald G. Michels Fellowship Foundation Award (2008), Weill Medical College Honors in Research (2003), the Edward Norton Prize in Ophthalmology at Weill Medical College (2003), the Dean's Research Award at Weill Medical College (2003) and the ARVO/National Eye Institute Travel Fellowship Grant (2002).

A resident of Houston, Dr. Schefler is married and the mother of two children. In her leisure time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children, tennis and traveling.


      Videos of Dr. Amy Schefler

      Retinoblastoma Awareness - Dr. Amy Scheffler and Dr. Mark Dannenbaum stop by the set of Great Day Houston to discuss a rare form of eye cancer, retinoblastoma.

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      Eye Cancer in Children Online Presentation - Dr. Amy Schefler discusses the signs, symptoms and treatment options for a rare form of eye cancer called retinoblastoma.

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