ABOUT LISA MCINTIRE, MD
Dr. Lisa McIntire is a board-certified ophthalmologist and is licensed by the Texas Medical Board. Dr. McIntire specializes in cataract, LASIK, and cornea surgery. She has been living and practicing in Austin since 2011.
She has been recognized with numerous honors and awards throughout her years of education. She attended the University of Southern Mississippi, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiotherapy and was a member of the Golden Key Honor Society.
Dr. McIntire then earned her Doctor of Medicine Degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, where she received the Outstanding Senior Student Award in Ophthalmology. Dr. McIntire chose the field of ophthalmology because it allows her to interact with patients of all ages and from all walks of life, helping them achieve profound changes in their lives.
After receiving her Doctor of Medicine, Dr. McIntire completed a Transitional Internship at the University of Tennessee. She then traveled to Winston-Salem, North Carolina to participate in the Ophthalmology Residency at Wake Forest University Eye Center, where she was chief resident. Following residency, she was offered the Cornea and Refractive Surgery Fellowship at the prestigious Tulane University in her hometown New Orleans, Louisiana.
Her professional memberships include The Cornea Society, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, American Academy of Ophthalmology, and Texas Medical Association.
Growing up on the Gulf Coast, Dr. McIntire spent her time fishing, waterskiing, and scuba diving. She still loves to get out on the water, but now also enjoys spending time with her family on land by hiking, bike riding, and playing sports. They also volunteer with a number of civic organizations in town such as the Capital Area Food Bank and Boy Scouts of America as well as their church and school.
For Dr. McIntire, the best thing about Austin are the patients who have trusted her with their vision. “My patients have blessed my life every bit as I have theirs. I’m grateful to be able to have a positive impact on people’s lives by helping to improve their vision,” she said.