Judith A. Kirby, MD, FACS

Ophthalmologist & Eye Surgeon
Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, 1996.
Recertification, 2006 and 2016 Specializing in Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Vitreo-Retinal Disease

Board-certified ophthalmologist Dr. Judith Kirby, founder of the Kirby Eye Center, has been caring for and restoring ophthalmologic health to patients in Dallas and its surrounding areas for over two decades. Dr. Kirby believes that healthy eyes are essential, not just for good vision, but as a critical component of overall physical well-being. Dr. Kirby is committed to the complete health of her patients, often collaborating with their other physicians in order to achieve the correct diagnosis and treatment plan.

Dr. Kirby began practicing ophthalmology in 1997 in Plano, TX. In 2007, she opened the Kirby Eye Center at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, and has continued to serve the ophthalmologic needs of the Dallas area at that location until moving to the Carrell Clinic in 2014.
Dr. Kirby attended Drexel University Medical School in Philadelphia.. Here, she was selected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and the Sigma Xi National Honor Society for Achievement in Research. Dr. Kirby also received the American Medical Woman’s Association Memorial Achievement Citation and received awards for physiology and biophysics, as well as awards for distinguished academic performance in medicine and surgery. During medical school, she served as a research fellow at the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland.

Dr. Kirby completed residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX where she was named Chief Ophthalmology resident. After residency, she was awarded a postdoctoral research fellowship at Baylor and received the NIH National Research Service Award. Dr. Kirby then came to Dallas for her vitreo-retinal fellowship at UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and has continued practicing in Dallas since.


G. Stephon Payseur, MD


Dr. Payseur is a board certified ophthalmologist who has proudly served the Dallas community for decades. He completed his medical training at Howard University in 1967 and then an internship at Duke University the following year. After returning to Howard to complete his ophthalmology residency in 1971, he enjoyed one-year fellowships at Johns Hopkins University and the National Institute of Health. With this extensive training, Dr. Payseur served as the Chief of Ophthalmology at Howard University for several years before embarking on his private practice career. After caring for Dallas Patients as a solo practitioner for nearly 30 years, he decided to join the team at the Kirby Eye Center as a comprehensive ophthalmologist.


Nhu-Y Dao, MD


Dr. Nhu-Y Dao is an ophthalmologist practicing with the Kirby Eye Center. She joined Kirby Eye Center in August, 2016. Dr. Dao practices general ophthalmology, performing routine eye exams and prescribing glasses and contacts. Dr. Dao has a special interest in treating diabetic eye disease, glaucoma, dry eye, and performing cataract surgery..

Dr. Dao graduated magna cum laude with her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Cincinnati. She graduated cum laude with her Doctor in Medicine from The Ohio State University College of Medicine, where she received multiple awards and honors for her exceptional performance.
Dr. Dao completed her medical internship at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She then completed her residency in ophthalmology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. During her residency, Dr. Dao developed expertise and experience in a wide variety of areas, treating patients of all ages and performing numerous procedures and surgeries.
Dr. Dao is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Medical Association, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the International Society of Refractive Surgery.

In her free time, Dr. Dao enjoys playing tennis, cooking, and hiking. She has also participated in a medical mission trip to prevent blindness in Central America.