Samra Hashmi, M.D.

Specialties:

Ophthalmology
  • Silver Cross Health Connection

Dr. Samra Hashmi is a board-certified ophthalmologist.  She earned her medical degree at the premier medical institute in Pakistan, The Aga Khan University.  Her Postgraduate training included a research fellowship in the Hypertension section, Department of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, and a Research Fellowship in Cornea and External Diseases at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in New York City.

Dr. Hashmi completed her residency in Ophthalmology at the Medical College of Georgia. She then completed her Fellowship in Refractive Surgery, Cornea at the Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Dr. Hashmi specializes in intraocular lens implant surgery, corneal transplant surgery, and refractive or laser vision corrective surgery for nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.

Locations

  • Spectrum Eye Institute

    963 129th Infantry Dr. Ste. 110 Joliet, IL 60435

    Main: 815-729-3777
    Fax: 815-725-9373
  • Spectrum Eye Institute

    1870 Silver Cross Blvd Suite 220 New Lenox, IL 60451

    Main: 815-469-3033
    Fax: 815-463-9542

Profile

Gender:

Female

Experience

Year began practicing: 2001

Year joined staff: 2006

Education

1994
Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

Internships

1998
St Barnabas Medical Center, NJ

Residency

2001
Medical College of Georgia - Augusta

Fellowship

2003
Cleveland Clinic - Cleveland, OH

Board Certified

  • Ophthalmology

Accepted Insurance

  • CATERPILLAR-PPO
  • MEDICAID-MEDICAID
  • (GENERAL)-PPO, WORKERS COMPENSATION
  • MEDICARE-MEDICARE

Other Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Professional Memberships

 

  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • American Society for Hypertension

Accepting Referrals

  • Ophthalmology

Areas Of Interest

Dr. Hashmi has been active in ophthalmic research and participated in various FDA clinical trials. Her work has been published in professional peer-reviewed medical journals.

Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care. These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.