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Dr. Nisha Shah MD

Dr. Nisha Shah MD


Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
(832) 499-9722


A native of Florida, Dr. Nisha Shah earned her medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and completed her internship and residency at Tulane University in New Orleans. She completed a fellowship in cornea, external disease and refractive surgery at the Roski Eye Institute at the University of Southern California/Los Angeles County Hospital.

During her fellowship, Dr, Shah underwent additional refractive surgery training with the U.S. Navy at Camp Pendleton, Calif. She is one of only a handful of ophthalmologists in the country who are fellowship trained in both cornea and refractive surgery. She also completed a research fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, which resulted in publication of several book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed journals, as well as numerous conference presentations.

Dr. Shah has been in practice since 2013. Her clinical interests include comprehensive eye care, cataract surgery, annual diabetic health exams, macular degeneration, glaucoma, pterygium, dry eye, Lasik surgery, cornea and external diseases of the eye. She treats adult patients (age 18 and older) and also speaks Spanish and Gujarati. She offers free Lasik screening exams.

Her patients value the quality of care and the time she spends with them. Dr. Shah believes in treating patients as she would want to be treated. She offers same-day appointments and is involved in each patient’s pre- and post-operative recovery.

A resident of Houston, Dr. Shah enjoys traveling with her husband and has been part of medical mission trips in Nicaragua and India. Her hobbies include tennis, painting and choreography.


Physician Details

Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Medical Education
University of Miami - Registrar, 2013
Internships & Residency
Tulane University School of Medicine, 2017
University of Southern California Medical Center-Ophthalmology, 2018
PCP Number
Cities Served
Alief, Bellaire, Houston, Missouri City, Stafford
ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007


Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)