Meet the Doctors.
Everett A. Moody, MD.
Eye Muscle Specialist
Dr. Moody specializes in strabismus for children and adults and also treats patients for double vision, and Nystagmus.
Everett A. Moody, MD, was the 25th Pediatric Ophthalmologist trained in history. His Pediatric Ophthalmology fellowship at the Children’s Hospital in Washington, D.C. was with Dr. Frank Costenbader and Dr. Marshall Parks. He also did a fellowship at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.
Dr. Moody is a member of the TMA, AMA, AAO, and the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS). He has practiced in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex since 1970, and has developed a practice devoted to Pediatric Ophthalmology with subspecialty interest in Strabismus. He also cares for strabismus in adults.
He and his wife, Buzz, have 5 children and 11 grandchildren. His special interests include taking lay courses at the Dallas Theological Seminary and participating in several volunteer clinics.
Kartik Kumar, MD.
Dr. Kumar’s clinical interests include all areas of pediatric ophthalmology, inlcuding strabismus, amblyopia, eyelid ptosis, and cataracts.
Kartik Kumar, MD joins us after serving as the Director of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston.
Dr. Kumar grew up in Tulsa, OK, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Washington University in St. Louis with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry with a biochemistry concentration and Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology. He then completed his medical degree at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, followed by a residency in ophthalmology at the University of Kansas Medical Center, where he served as chief resident. He went on to pursue a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. After completing his fellowship, he spent 4 years as the Director of pediatric ophthalmology at strabismus at UTHealth in Houston where he was awarded the Dean’s Teaching award and selected as the Teacher of the year by the ophthalmology residents.
Dr. Kumar has numerous publications, was noted to be one of Houston’s magazines “Top Docs” in the field of ophthalmology and is board certified in Ophthalmology. He performed strabismus surgery on Hazel from the TLC show OutDaugtered, see how it went here!
Dr. Kumar’s clinical interests include all areas of pediatric ophthalmology, including amblyopia, strabismus, eyelid ptosis and cataracts. His research interests include visual development, amblyopia, and the treatment of strabismus. Dr. Kumar is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) and serves as Chair of the Young Ophthalmology Section of AAPOS.
In his spare time, Dr. Kumar enjoys traveling, watching and playing sports and spending time with his family.
M. Colleen Walters, OD.
Dr. Walters conducts Comprehensive Eye Exams, Contact Lens Exams and has a Special Interest in Strabismus.
M. Colleen Walters, OD, is a Therapeutic Optometrist who obtained her degree from the University of Houston, College of Optometry in 1987. She completed an externship with Dr. Charles Garcia, a retinal ophthalmologist at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.
Dr. Walters practiced with a large HMO in the Houston area until 1988. Since then, she has practiced in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Before joining Ophthalmology Consultants in 1996, Dr. Walters maintained a private practice in Farmers Branch. Dr. Walters maintains a family practice. She has always been comfortable examining children as well as adults and has developed a large pediatric patient base. She provides routine care for all ages as well as care to specialty strabismus and contact lens patients.
Dr. Walters and her husband, David, a Chiropractic Professor at Parker University, have three wonderful children. Two are successfully attending college, and the youngest is a high school junior. Dr. Walters is active in Shady Grove Church and in the Irving community, she plays softball, and she and her daughters have recently explored cake decorating.