Dr. Zaina Al-Mohtaseb is a board-certified ophthalmologist and surgeon, specializing in cataract, LASIK, and cornea surgery for Whitsett Vision Group patients, as well as comprehensive ophthalmology.

She earned her medical degree with honors from Baylor College of Medicine and completed her ophthalmology residency at the Cullen Eye Institute at Baylor where she was elected Chief Resident. She finished her training and fellowship at the University of Miami’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.

Dr. Al-Mohtaseb is a key opinion leader in ophthalmology and an adopter of new surgical techniques and ophthalmic technologies. She has authored multiple scientific publications and presents numerous lectures nationally and internationally. She has a clinical Associate Professor appointment at Baylor College of Medicine and was the previous Associate Program Director of Residency. She will lead continued clinical research initiatives at Whitsett Vision Group as the Director of Research. She is recognized as an expert in complex vision correction surgery, Dr. Al-Mohtaseb performs the full spectrum of procedures including cataract surgery, LASIK & PRK & ICL, presbyopia correction, DSEK & DMEK, Collagen Cross-Linking, & secondary intraocular lenses & IOL exchanges.
She is an active member of numerous ophthalmic societies and is the Chair of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Young Eye Surgeon committee which serves to educate young surgeons nationally and internationally through lectures, webinars, and wet labs. She has also won numerous awards including “Top Doctors,” BCM Women of Excellence Award & Excellence in Patient Care, the National Award Outstanding Leader in Ophthalmology, the National Award Rising Star in Ophthalmology, the national AAO Achievement Award, and most recently the international award Ophthalmology’s Power List – Top 100 ophthalmologists & Ophthalmology Management’s National Top 40 Under 40 award.

Her Clinical and Research Interests Include:

• Cataract and refractive lens replacement surgeries
• Presbyopia and astigmatism correction
LASIK, PRK, ICL and other refractive procedures
• Fuchs Dystrophy and Keratoconus
• Secondary intraocular lenses (IOL) and IOL exchanges



1237 Campbell Rd
Houston, TX 77055
(713) 365-9099


2255 E. Mossy Oaks Rd #470
Spring, TX 77389
(713) 365-9099