Meredith Allen Abbott M.D.
Meredith Allen Abbott, MD, is the newest member of Oculoplastic Associates of Texas. Dr. Abbott completed a fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the prestigious New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in Manhattan. She is board certified in Ophthalmology and specializes in Oculoplastics. Dr. Abbott has returned to Dallas where she had completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
Dr. Abbott has published several peer reviewed journal articles in Ophthalmology and a book chapter in Oculoplastics. She enjoys teaching Ophthalmologists from all over the world about Eyelid and Orbital Anatomy at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She also acts as a guest lecturer for the residents at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and the UT Southwestern Department of Ophthalmology.
In March of 2012, Dr. Abbott served as a volunteer surgeon in Santiago, Dominican Republic for the Volunteer Health Program, a program which her fellowship preceptor and his wife, Dr. and Mrs. Robert C. Della Rocca, founded in 1994 to provide care for underserved rural areas in Latin America. In 2012, over 1,000 patients were screened for ophthalmic problems, including cataracts, strabismus, and oculoplastic surgery; over 45 Oculoplastic cases were performed by Dr. Abbott and her colleagues. She looks forward to continued support of the mission in future years.
Dr. Abbott is a native of Cleburne, Texas and attended medical school at Texas Tech University School of Medicine. Dr. Abbott welcomes patients of all ages with functional disorders of the eyelid, lacrimal (tear) system and orbit as well as patients pursuing cosmetic eyelid surgery and rejuvenation.