Kleiman Evangelista Eye Centers of Texas today announced that Kevin Bubel, M.D., Roxanne Lee, M.D. and Yusra Siddiqui, M.D. have joined the ophthalmology practice as cataract and refractive surgeons. The new hires strengthen Kleiman Evangelista’s eye care service offerings and demonstrate the practice’s continued growth across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
“We are delighted to welcome Dr. Bubel, Dr. Lee and Dr. Siddiqui to Kleiman Evangelista,” said Nadia Virani, O.D., vice president of operations for Kleiman Evangelista Eye Centers of Texas. “Their combined experience and eye care specializations will be a significant asset to our surgical team as we continue to expand our services across North Texas.”
Dr. Bubel is a board-certified cataract and refractive surgeon and comprehensive ophthalmologist. His work includes seeing patients in clinic and performing surgery. He spent the past six years doing eye surgeries in the suburbs of New York and Chicago. Dr. Bubel was previously an ophthalmologist at Munster Eye Care Associates in Munster, Ind. Dr. Bubel, a Dallas native, completed his undergraduate education at Texas A&M University and attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern. He went on to complete his intern year in Las Vegas, before specializing in ophthalmology in Long Island, NY, where he was a chief resident during his final year. He serves as a volunteer for One World Surgery and Austin Street Center, a local homeless shelter.
“Kleiman Evangelista is at the forefront of cataract and refractive surgery,” said Dr. Bubel. “It is important to continue with the pace of development to provide the best care to patients. I look forward to continuing to progress as ophthalmology progresses and offer the best methods to improve sight for the DFW community. Ophthalmology is an exciting field with a long history of innovation. Now we get to provide higher quality outcomes with increased safety margins.”
Dr. Lee is a comprehensive ophthalmologist. She specializes in cataract surgery, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, LASIK/PRK, pterygium excision and chalazion excision. She is passionate about ensuring long-term eye health and superb visual outcomes through her interactions with patients in both the clinic and the operating room.
Dr. Lee was born and raised in Dallas. She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the University of Texas at Dallas before receiving her medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. After medical school, Dr. Lee moved cross-country to continue her medical training on the East Coast. She completed an internal medicine internship at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and West before completing her ophthalmology residency at the prestigious New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in New York. During her time in New York, Dr. Lee discovered her passion for and skill with the intricacies of intraocular microsurgery. Dr. Lee understands the invaluableness of the sense of sight and is extremely grateful to have the opportunity to work with patients on something so impactful on quality of life.
“Kleiman Evangelista is poised for an exciting amount of growth in the future, and I’m looking forward to learning and expanding along with the practice,” said Dr. Lee. “My favorite part of the day is working with patients and figuring out what medical or surgical plan of action is best for their unique needs. I enjoy taking the time to get to know patients as people and explaining their ophthalmic concerns in ways they can readily understand so patients feel empowered to be involved in their own care.”
Dr. Siddiqui specializes in cataract, cornea and refractive surgery. As a board-certified surgeon, Dr. Siddiqui performs laser-assisted cataract surgery, advanced technology intraocular lenses and LASIK. She also specializes in corneal cross-linking, corneal transplants and glaucoma treatment including minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries. She sees patients for medical and surgical treatment of their cataracts, cornea conditions and those interested in minimizing their need for glasses. Before joining Kleiman Evangelista, Dr. Siddiqui was an assistant professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston, where she actively participated in medical student and resident education.
Dr. Siddiqui was born in Chicago but raised in Houston where she attended the University of Houston. She was awarded the Terry Scholarship and graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology. She received her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. She completed her internship and ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston where she received the Silver Scalpel Award. She then went on to complete a cornea, anterior segment and refractive surgery fellowship at Massachusetts Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
“I am excited to be a part of Kleiman Evangelista, a practice already offering excellence in eye care, and I look forward to being able to expand the services Kleiman Evangelista offers with my specialization in cornea surgery,” said Dr. Siddiqui. “I am grateful to be part of a panel of surgeons who are able to offer a large number of patients access to better vision and, in many cases, better quality of life.”
Kleiman Evangelista is a full-service medical ophthalmology provider committed to our patient-centered philosophy, delivering excellent outcomes, both surgical and non-surgical, and embracing the most advanced technology for superior diagnostic and surgical options. The practice provides a breadth of services, including multiple vision correction procedures help patients with cataracts, refractive errors, and astigmatism, as well address retinal issues, glaucoma, and general vision and eye health issues. Kleiman Evangelista has served the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex for nearly 40 years.
For more information about Kleiman Evangelista Eye Centers of Texas, please visit: KEEyeCenters.com.
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