Elvia I. Canseco, M.D.
Elvia Canseco, M.D., is a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist specializing in Cornea and External diseases as well as Comprehensive Ophthalmology. Born in Mexico City and raised in the southern State of Chiapas, Mexico, Dr. Canseco moved to Houston for college. After graduating cum laude from Rice University with a B.A. in Biology, Dr. Canseco completed her medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. She completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Tufts University/Caritas St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston. She returned to Houston to complete her Ophthalmology Residency at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, followed by a Cornea, Refractive, and Anterior Segment Surgery Fellowship through Tufts University and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston in Boston, MA, before joining Berkeley Eye Center.
Dr. Canseco has served as a program instructor for the NASA Astronaut Training Program “Eye Emergencies and Basic Eye Care” and for the UT Houston Emergency Medicine Department’s “Ophthalmic Trauma and Emergencies” among other programs. She has also appeared on Univision’s morning show in Houston to discuss topics on eye health on several occasions.
Dr. Canseco is a member of Women in Ophthalmology, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Medical Women’s Association, and the Texas Medical Association.
Her interests include travel, cooking, enjoying Houston’s burgeoning food truck scene, ballet and yoga as well as international medicine and volunteering in medical missions. She has participated in volunteer work in both Argentina and Mexico on various occasions. She is fluent in Spanish and proficient in French.