Amina I. Malik, MD, Ophthalmologist, Orbital Oculoplastic Reconstructive Surgeon with Houston Methodist

Get to know Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon Dr. Amina I. Malik, who serves the population of Texas.

Dr. Amina Malik specializes in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. This subspecialty of ophthalmology focuses on both cosmetic and functional problems of the eyelids, eyebrows, lacrimal system and orbit. She performs a variety of surgeries to correct drooping upper eyelids, bags under the eyes, excessive tearing and orbital diseases. In addition, she provides care for patients interested in cosmetic facial rejuvenation, including Botox and facial fillers.

She currently practices with Houston Methodist. Houston Methodist comprises a leading academic medical center in the Texas Medical Center and six community hospitals serving the Greater Houston area. Each hospital is staffed by committed personnel who exemplify their I CARE values: integrity, compassion, accountability, respect and excellence. Patient safety, quality and service are their highest priorities.

Dr. Malik completed her undergraduate degree from the University of Akron, where she received her Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, in two years. She received her medical degree and ophthalmology training from the University of Cincinnati, where she served as chief resident and received the University Hospital Medical Award of Excellence. Furthering her training she then completed a two-year fellowship at the prestigious Cincinnati Eye Institute in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Neuro-Ophthalmology.

Dr. Malik is board certified in ophthalmology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. The American Board of Ophthalmology is an independent, nonprofit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists (eye physicians and surgeons) in the United States. Founded in 1916, the ABO was the first American Board established to certify medical specialists and is one of 24 specialty Boards recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties and the American Medical Association.

She has published multiple peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. Dr. Malik has participated in multiple international medical mission trips, providing eye surgery for patients in Honduras and El Salvador. Dr. Malik has a passion and commitment towards serving her patients, and enjoys providing personalized care.  In her free time, she enjoys running, traveling, and spending time with her husband and three children.

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