Silvia Orengo-Nania, M.D.

Professor, Glaucoma and Cataract Specialist
Baylor College of Medicine

Silvia Orengo-Nania, M.D. Photo

Position

Address

Jamail Specialty Care Center - Alkek Eye Center (Work)
1977 Butler Blvd.
3rd Floor
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-6100
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Jamail Specialty Care Center - Alkek Eye Center (Clinic)
1977 Butler Blvd.
3rd Floor
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-6100
Google Maps

Certifications

  • Board Certified
    American Board of Ophthalmology

  • Graduate Certificate in Health Care Management
    Rice University

Education

  • Fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital
    07/1992 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States

  • Residency at Baylor College of Medicine
    07/1991 - Houston, Texas United States

  • MD from Baylor College of Medicine
    07/1987 - Houston, Texas United States
  • BA from Rice University
    05/1983 - Houston, Texas United States

Language

  • English
  • Spanish

Gender

  • Female

Professional Statement

Silvia Orengo-Nania, M.D. is a full tenured professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the Cullen Eye institute at Baylor College of Medicine Alkek Eye Center. She is also the Eye Care Line Executive at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affair Medical Center. She graduated Magnum Cum Laude from Rice University with a degree in Biochemistry. She attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and continued there for her residency in Ophthalmology. She completed her glaucoma fellowship at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. She has been on staff at the Alkek Eye Center for 25 years. Her interests include medical, laser and surgical management of glaucoma and cataracts in adults. She has won several awards including the Dan B. Jones Teaching Award, the Senior Achievement award for the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Director’s Award for Professional Leadership at the Michael E. DeBakey VAMC. She has been on the Best Doctors in America list for many years. Dr. Orengo-Nania has participated and continues to participate in clinical trials and research to improve glaucoma care. Her mission statement, which is the foundation of everything she does, is -- Compassion, Excellence and Integrity.

Professional Achievements

  • Senior Achievement Award
    09/2012 - American Academy of Ophthalmology

  • Master Clinician Award
    Baylor College of Medicine

  • Women in Excellence Award
    Baylor College of Medicine

Professional Interests

  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma

  • Glaucoma Surgeries, including trabeculectomy, aqueous tube shunt surgery, iStent, no stitch cataract surgery with premium IOL for astigmatism, laser procedures for glaucoma

Physician Specialties

  • Ophthalmology