Rami Aboumourad, OD

Assistant Professor
Baylor College of Medicine

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Position

Assistant Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX US

Address

Jamail Specialty Care Center - Alkek Eye Center (Clinic)
1977 Butler Blvd
Houston, Texas 77031
United States
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Certifications

  • Therapeutic Optometrist Texas Optometry Board

  • Optometric Glaucoma Specialist Texas Optometry Board

  • Optometrist Florida Board of Optometry

  • Board Certified Optometrist National Board of Examiners in Optometry

Education

  • Residency at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute - University of Miami
    Miami, Florida United States

    Ocular Disease

  • OD from University Eye Institute - University of Houston College of Optometry
    Houston, Texas United States

    Summa Cum Laude

  • BS from University of Houston
    Houston, Texas United States

    Biology, Chemistry

Language

  • English
    Native

Professional Statement

Rami Aboumourad, OD is a practicing Optometrist at the Alkek Eye Center who specializes in the diagnosis and management of ophthalmic diseases. He attended Optometry school at the University of Houston College of Optometry and completed post-graduate residency training at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, FL. Dr. Aboumourad has a passion for detection and early identification of ocular disease. Many diseases of the eye can be detected long before they are symptomatic, and often, there is a window to act where damage to structures of the eye can be minimized. Dr. Aboumourad has a particular interest in management of systemic diseases and syndromes that have ophthalmic manifestations such as hypertension, diabetes, and autoimmune disease. Other general clinical interests include dry eye, ocular immunology (infectious and inflammatory diseases of the eye, such as uveitis), macular degeneration, and medical management of keratoconus and Fuchs' dystrophy. Dr. Aboumourad is a member of the American Academy of Optometry, Texas Optometric Association, and American Optometric Association. He is a Houston native who enjoys grilling, exercising, and going on hikes.

Professional Interests

  • Dry eye

  • Ocular immunology

  • Peri-operative surgical co-management

  • Medical management of glaucoma

  • Diabetic eye care