Praveena Gupta, OD, PhD

Praveena Gupta, OD, PhD

Dr. Praveena Gupta, PhD, OD, is a board-certified optometrist, licensed optometric glaucoma specialist and experienced researcher.

Dr. Gupta also is an assistant professor with the UTMB Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, one of the nation's leading centers for research and treatment of eye diseases.

She holds a PhD in neurobiology and aging. She earned her post-doctoral degree in optometry from the New England College of Optometry.

Optometric Degree
Doctor of Optometry, New England College of Optometry

Contact Lens and Primary Eye Care



Our doctors are the most highly qualified ophthalmologists using the most advanced treatments and leading technology. They also are dedicated researchers and teachers, training the next generation of eye doctors.


Janice Contreras, MD
Emma Loucks, MD


Misha Syed, MD
Gianmarco Vizzeri, MD

LASIK & Cornea

Kevin Merkley, MD, MBA


Andrew G. Lee, MD


Brian Wong, MD

Optometry & Contact Lenses

Praveena Gupta, OD, PhD
Matthew Crookston, OD


Ahmed Elkeeb, MD
Jaafar El-Annan, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology

Mohamed Soliman, MD
Irene Tung, MD


Massoud Motamedi, PhD