In 1986, Dr. Tim Khater graduated from The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland with a degree in biomedical engineering as a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the national engineering honor society. Subsequently, he obtained his MD and PhD degree from Northwestern University in 1993 in Chicago, Illinois. At the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, Dr. Khater did his one year internship, ophthalmology residency and fellowship training in the area of cornea, cataract, refractive surgery, and anterior segment surgery. He graduated from Baylor's Cullen Eye Institute in 1997.
Following fellowship, he returned to Lubbock to become one of the area's few corneal specialists. He is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Khater is medical director at the Laser Eye Center of Lubbock, Lubbock's premier center for laser vision correction since 2001. Laser Eye Center of Lubbock exclusively offers Lubbock's most advanced laser vision correction, using Lubbock's only blade-free IntraLase laser, and Lubbock's only VISX CustomVue custom laser vision correction excimer laser. For any information regarding laser vision correction, please visit the website www.laserlubbock.com. Additionally, Dr. Khater currently works at West Texas Eye Associates with Dr. Jay Bradley and Dr. Steven Mathews where he provides the latest in cataract and corneal surgery as well as general eye care and refractive surgery. Visit www.westtexaseye.com.
Dr. Khater is a member of the local Lubbock-Crosby-Garza County Medical Society. He has memberships in state and national organizations such as the Texas Medical Association and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Khater's wife, Dr. Mayada Khater, DDS is a Lubbock dentist practicing at Abbeville Dentistry. He and his wife have 3 children.