Dr. Sylvia Hargrave leads a thriving ophthalmology practice specializing in both complex and routine eye care. She is the director and chief surgeon of the Hargrave Eye Center and serves as chief of ophthalmology at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. In addition to the compassionate, conservative care she provides to every patient, Dr. Hargrave is also well known for her willingness to listen to her patients, her kindness, and her excellent surgical outcomes. Dr. Hargrave was recruited by Methodist Dallas Medical Center in 2003 and founded the Hargrave Eye Center after a long, successful career in academic medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
While at UT Southwestern, Dr. Hargrave taught advanced cataract surgery and corneal transplantation to both ophthalmology residents and cornea Fellows. She has trained more than 150 ophthalmologists from around the world and brings the ultimate in experience and expertise to her patients. As a former National Institutes of Health-funded researcher, she spent almost a decade researching ways to improve the long-term survival of corneal transplants. Dr. Hargrave has authored numerous peer-reviewed scientific publications and presented her work at several national ophthalmic meetings.
She is a Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Fellow of the Castroviejo Cornea Society, and a member of the Texas Medical Association. On a personal note, Dr. Hargrave is happily married, fluent in Swedish, and enjoys exercise, travel, and learning new languages.
Dr. Hargrave and her staff specialize in treating the following: