Dr. Sidney Gicheru - Dallas Ophthalmologist
Dr. Gicheru is a skilled and experienced Ophthalmologist (Eye Surgeon and Physician). He is American Board of Ophthalmology certified. He has specialized in LASIK and Lens based Vision Correction Surgery since 2000. He has a wide array of experience with LASIK, PRK, IntraLASIK and Refractive Cataract surgery. He is one of few Dallas-area LASIK surgeons who has had LASIK performed on his own eyes.
Dr. Gicheru has had a long and distinguished career. He founded LaserCare Eye Center in 2000. He is a 2012 graduate of the Leadership Development Program of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has been a leader in many Ophthalmology institutions. He is a Past President of the Texas Ophthalmological Association and a Board member of OPHTHPAC.
Dr. Gicheru received his undergraduate degree in both Electrical Engineering and Pre-Medical studies from Southern Methodist University. He obtained his Medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Thereafter he completed his Medical Internship at the prestigious Beth Israel Hospital/Harvard Medical School program. He went on to complete his Ophthalmology Residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.
Dr. Gicheru has a love of teaching and helping the underserved. Every year, he volunteers his time to teach both U.S. and International Ophthalmologists-in-training. He has given lectures all over the U.S. He has performed volunteer Eye Surgeries in Haiti. He has taught young Eye Surgeons in China, Japan, Thailand, the Philippines, Kenya and South Africa.