Samir Vira, MD Internal Medicine

Dr. Samir Vira, MD

Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology
Buford, GA 30519 (7 other locations)
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About Samir Vira MD

Dr. Samir Vira, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Buford, GA, with other offices in Cumming, GA and Marietta, GA (and 3 other locations). He has 15 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology.

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  • Easy scheduling
  • Trusted diagnosis
  • Good bedside manner


  • Patients' Choice Award (2016)

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Dr. Samir Vira has 8 locations

Milan Eye Center 1995 Mall of Georgia Blvd Ste A Buford, GA 30519
North Atlanta Eye Surgery Center 970 Sanders Rd Ste 100 Cumming, GA 30041
Milan Eye Center Clinic 3775 Roswell Rd Ste 150 Marietta, GA 30062
Alpharetta Eye Surgery Center 2555 WESTSIDE PKWY STE 300 ALPHARETTA, GA 30004
Forsyth Eye Surgery Center 1034 HAW CREEK CIR STE 100 CUMMING, GA 30041
Northside Hospital Forsyth 1200 Northside Forsyth Dr Cumming, GA 30041
Wellstar Kennestone Hospital 677 Church St NE Marietta, GA 30060
Forsyth Eye Surgery Center 1034 HAW CREEK CIR STE 200 CUMMING, GA 30041


Dr. Samir Vira has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Samir Vira has the following 17 areas of expertise

  • Cornea Transplant (Penetrating Keratoplasty)
  • Cornea Transplant (Epikeratophakia)
  • Eye Exam
  • LASEK (Laser-Assisted Subepithelial Keratectomy)
  • Vision Issues
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Corneal Neovascularization
  • Corneal Edema
  • Lasik Surgery
  • LASIK (Laser In Situ Keratomileusis)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Blindness
  • Eye Pain
  • Glaucoma


15 Years Experience

Medical College Of Georgia At Georgia Regents University

Graduated in 2008

Dr. Samir Vira Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO Open Access
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Innovation Health Aetna Premier Care Network Plus
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Alliant Health Plan
  • Ambetter GA
  • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
    • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
  • Anthem Blue Open Access POS Alternate Network
  • Anthem Pathway X Guided Access HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS GA Anthem Pathway X Guided Access Tiered
  • BCBS GA Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS GA Blue Choice PPO
  • BCBS GA Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS GA BlueChoice Option POS
  • BCBS GA Pathway HMO
  • BCBS TN Blue Network L
  • BCBS TN Blue Network P
  • Blue Open Access POS Plus - GA
  • CareSource Georgia
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry CoventryOne - GA
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • GA Ambetter
  • Georgia - place
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
  • Humana / ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Medica Choice With UHC
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Oscar GA Employee Cigna + Oscar Open Access Plus
  • Pathway X HMO
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Samir Vira

Dr. Samir Vira is a Board certified ophthalmologist with a fellowship training in corneal disease and LASIK-refractive surgery. His interests include cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, and refractive surgery. After splitting the early years of his life in Georgia and India, Dr. Vira attended the Georgia Institute of Technology where he graduated with honors with a degree in Computer Science. Staying close to his roots, he earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Vira then moved to the Chicago area to complete a competitive internship at Evanston Northwestern Hospital. Subsequently, he completed his residency in Ophthalmology at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago. During his residency, he developed a keen interest with studies in corneal transplantation, presented his data at national meetings, and published articles in peer-reviewed journals. His hard work was recognized with the Chicago Ophthalmological Society's prestigious Beem Fisher Research Award. He also volunteered his time during residency to both medical and surgical care for underprivileged patients in Guatemala. After spending a year in private practice and as a teaching-attending physician at the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital in Chicago, he returned to Georgia for fellowship training in cornea, external disease, and refractive surgery with Drs. J. Bradley Randleman and John Kim at the Emory Eye Center. During his fellowship, he also supervised resident clinics and surgeries at Grady Memorial Hospital in downtown Atlanta. Since fellowship, his primary focus is to provide personalized patient care in customized cataract surgery, corneal disease and surgery, and refractive surgery. In his free time, Dr. Vira enjoys traveling, running, watching sports, and spending time with his wife and family.


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