Dr. Monte Stavis completed his medical degree at Boston University in Massachusetts and his internship and residency at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He then completed fellowship training at Albany Medical Center in New York.
Board certified in ophthalmology, his clinical interest centers on treating difficult strabismus (eye muscle disorders) in patients of all ages. In practice since 1980, Dr. Stavis enjoys having a good conversation with his patients and putting them at ease during an examination. He delivers treatment to children with a fun-loving and kind attitude. He provides his patients with written explanations of the medical diagnosis, treatment or surgical plan in easily understood terms so they are clear as to his recommendations.
Dr. Stavis has received the American Medical Association’s Physicians Recognition Award for being a leader in new techniques for strabismus surgery. He uses the latest proven techniques to solve the most difficult eye muscle problems.
A resident of Houston, Dr. Stavis is married and has two adult children. In his leisure time, he enjoys golf, playing the clarinet and saxophone as well as writing and producing musicals and plays with his family.