Samantha N. Habhab, M.D.

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Dr. Habhab

Dr. Habhab is a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist specializing in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery. She graduated with honors from the University of Michigan with a bachelor of science in neuroscience and a minor in near eastern studies. She received her medical degree at Wayne State University School of Medicine where she discovered her passion for ophthalmology. After medical school, she went on to a rigorous and comprehensive training in ophthalmology at the Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit. During residency she was awarded top scorer in the Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program (OKAP) exam for three years in a row. She authored several review articles on presbyopic treatments and presented her research project on patient outcomes in a combined ophthalmology-rheumatology uveitis clinic at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. After residency, Dr. Habhab completed a fellowship in Cornea and External Diseases at the prestigious Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia under world-renowned experts in the field. She trained extensively in the full scope of corneal transplantation including PKP, DMEK, and DSEK. 

Dr. Habhab is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. She has a special interest in medical and surgical cornea as well as cataract and refractive surgery. Dr. Habhab is dedicated to providing compassionate, patient-centered care while providing the best possible treatments in vision correction. She considers it a privilege to be able to help patients in such a meaningful way. In her free time, Dr. Habhab enjoys traveling, exercising, and spending time with her husband and daughter.