Krishna Surapaneni, MD, MS

Krishna Surapaneni, MD (affectionately called Dr. “Sura” by his patients) is a highly-skilled, fellowship-trained cataract, refractive, cornea, and glaucoma surgeon. He completed his ophthalmology residency training at Wake Forest University where he served as Chief Resident and subsequently completed anterior segment fellowship training at Vold Vision, one of the country’s busiest and most innovative programs. Dr Surapaneni is widely published in the field and has been involved in the development of multiple surgical devices.

Dr Surapaneni is currently a board member of a non-profit whose focus is to improve patient education of eye diseases. He has a strong passion for international health and previously established an HIV clinic in rural Kenya and more recently went on a medical mission trip in Honduras where he conducted cataract surgery and corneal transplants.

Dr Surapaneni is notably the first ophthalmologist in the United States to have the SMILE procedure and enjoys his glasses-free 20/10 vision. As a Houston native, Dr Surapaneni is committed to improving his patients’ quality of life by restoring vision and looks forward to serving the Greater Houston and Port Arthur community.


Singla Eye Institute


3000 39th Street, Suite #102

Port Arthur, TX 77642 USA

Telephone – 409-985-2569

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