Meet the Doctors.
Everett A. Moody, MD.
Eye Muscle Specialist
Dr. Moody specializes in strabismus for all ages and also treats patients for double vision and nystagmus.
Everett A. Moody, MD, is 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, PA.
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 a subspecialty interest in strabismus for all ages.
Dr. Moody 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 specializes in all areas of pediatric ophthalmology, including strabismus, amblyopia, eyelid ptosis, and cataracts.
Kartik Kumar, MD, joins us after serving as the Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, TX.
Dr. Kumar graduated Magna Cum Laude from Washington University in St. Louis, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry with a biochemistry concentration and Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology. He completed his medical degree at UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, TX, followed by a residency in ophthalmology at the University of Kansas Medical Center, serving as chief resident.
Dr. Kumar pursued a pediatric ophthalmology fellowship at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. 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 and was noted to be one of Houston’s magazines “Top Docs” in ophthalmology and is board certified in Ophthalmology. He performed strabismus surgery on Hazel from the TLC show OutDaugtered.
Dr. Kumar’s research interests include visual development, amblyopia, and the treatment of strabismus. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS). He currently serves as Chair of the Young Ophthalmology Section of AAPOS.
Dr. Kumar enjoys traveling, watching and playing sports, and spending time with his family in his spare time.
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 and worked in the Dallas-Fort Worth area ever since. Before joining us in 1996, she maintained a private practice in Farmers Branch. Dr. Walters has developed a sizeable pediatric patient base by providing routine care for all ages and 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 of them are successfully attending college, and the youngest is a high school junior. Dr. Walters is active in the Irving community and at Shady Grove Church, plays softball, and has recently explored cake decorating with her daughters.