Andrew Salem
M.D.

Surgeon at nJoy Vision Houston



As a refractive surgery specialist, he performs all laser LASIK and Advanced Surface Ablation (ASA). Dr. Salem also offers a wide variety of sophisticated corneal procedures, including IEK – Intralase Enabled Keratoplasty (laser corneal transplants), as well as Descemet’s stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK).


As a refractive surgery specialist, he performs all laser LASIK and Advanced Surface Ablation (ASA). Dr. Salem also offers a wide variety of sophisticated corneal procedures, including IEK – Intralase Enabled Keratoplasty (laser corneal transplants), as well as Descemet’s stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK). He offers the latest in laser cataract surgery and presbyopia correcting implants, leading with advanced technology for cataract surgery patients.

Dr. Salem was born and raised in San Diego, California. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a B.S. in Psychobiology and earned his Doctorate of Medicine degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center and an Ophthalmology residency at Tulane University in New Orleans.

Dedicated to education, Dr. Salem has lent his expertise to underdeveloped countries by volunteering his surgical services and training local eye surgeons. Visiting Cordoba, Mexico, he and a team of surgeons performed over 150 cataract surgeries on indigent patients. Dr. Salem was selected by the ASCRS foreign exchange program, where he spent a week in Verona, Italy training with Italian surgeons on the most advanced anterior segment surgical techniques. His travels also took him to Armenia where he performed surgery and trained physicians on corneal transplant surgery.

Certifications:

  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow, Cornea and Refractive Surgery

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Harris County Medical Society