Kamel M. Itani, M.D., is a Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in oculoplastic and orbital surgery and ophthalmic oncology.

Dr. Itani earned his medical degree at the American University of Beirut, where he also completed a residency in ophthalmology. He received advanced training in standardized ophthalmic echography through a fellowship at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and in plastic, orbital, and reconstructive eye surgery through a fellowship at the University of Michigan W.K. Kellogg Eye Center. He also completed a second residency in ophthalmology at UT Southwestern.

Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 1993.

Dr. Itani has authored numerous academic papers, letters, and book chapters and is a national and international lecturer on ophthalmic surgery and oncology.

He is a member of a number of professional organizations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the Texas Medical Association, the Dallas County Medical Society, and the Dallas Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Itani was named a Super Doctor by Texas Monthly in 2018.

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Education & Training
  • Fellowship - University of Michigan Medical School (1988-1989), Eye Plastic, Orbital, & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Internship - American University Medical Center (1982-1983), Internal Medicine
  • Residency - American University Medical Center (1984-1986), Ophthalmology
  • Fellowship - University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (1986-1987), Standardized Ophthalmic Echography
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (1990-1993), Ophthalmology
  • Medical School - American University - Beirut (1979-1982)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Honors & Awards
  • Texas Monthly Magazine 2014, Super Doctors

Clinical Focus

  • Oculoplastic & Orbital Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Oncology
  • Cataracts
  • Cosmetic (Aesthetic) Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Skin Cancer Reconstruction
  • Surgical Treatment of Head & Neck Cancers
  • Head & Neck Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Paralysis Surgery & Restoration
  • Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Facial Nerve Disorders
  • Medical Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer
  • Surgery for Skin Cancer
  • Surgical Treatment of Benign Head & Neck Conditions
  • Facial Paralysis Correction Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Treatment Options
  • Melanoma
  • Radiation Therapy for Melanoma
  • Radiation Therapy for Ocular Melanoma
  • Laser & Skin Care
  • Skin Cancer
  • Facial Trauma
  • Head & Neck Cancers

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Children's Medical Center of Dallas

1935 Medical District Drive
Dallas, Texas 75235
214-730-5437 Directions


at UT Southwestern Monty and Tex Moncrief Medical Center at Fort Worth 600 South Main Street, 1st Floor, Suite 1.500
Fort Worth, Texas 76104
817-429-3050 Directions

Ophthalmology Clinic

at James W. Aston Ambulatory Care Center 5303 Harry Hines Blvd., 6th Floor
Dallas, Texas 75390
214-645-2020 Directions Parking Info