Shaam Mahasneh, MD is a board-certified ophthalmologist with advanced training in cataract, corneal and LASIK surgery. As a native of Arlington, Texas, she brings her expertise in managing ocular disease and cutting-edge surgical techniques to the Mansfield community. She is committed to providing the highest standard of care to each of her patients through personalized attention to detail, compassion and skill.
Dr. Mahasneh graduated summa cum laude from the University of Texas at Arlington and earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School. She completed her internship in general surgery at Methodist Dallas Medical Center, a high volume Level I Trauma Center and returned to UT Southwestern/Parkland Memorial Hospital to complete her ophthalmology residency training. While there, she served as Chief Resident and was accepted to their prestigious fellowship program in Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery.
During this fellowship, Dr. Mahasneh managed a variety of complex medical and surgical eye patients. She mastered the art of laser assisted cataract surgery and premium intraocular lens implantation. Her expertise in cataract surgery, refractive surgery (LASIK, PRK), corneal transplantation (DMEK, DSAEK, PKP, DALK) and collagen crosslinking is exceptional.
Dr. Mahasneh is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and has published and presented research at both national and international scientific conferences. She is an active member of the following ophthalmic societies: American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Cornea Society and the Dallas Academy of Ophthalmology.
Currently, as a Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, she teaches cataract surgery to ophthalmology residents and is dedicated to continuing medical education. She believes that it is important to mentor future generations to ensure that the profession continues to grow skillfully.
She enjoys spending time with her husband and their young son. She also enjoys staying active by running, working out, traveling and learning Mediterranean cooking.