Dr. Nawas & Staff

Wally R. Nawas

Dr. Wally NawasDr. Wally Nawas grew up in Monroe, Louisiana. After graduating high school, he enlisted in the United States Air Force for four years. After his honorable discharge, Dr. Nawas obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Southern Mississippi where he received highest honors. He returned to Louisiana to attend medical school at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport. He then completed a one-year Internal Medicine internship as well as a three-year Ophthalmology residency at LSUHSC-Shreveport. Dr. Nawas and his wife, Jennifer, reside in Bossier City. They have three children: Caroline; Jake; and Zach. Caroline is a 2008 graduate of Airline High School, a 2012 graduate of LSU Baton Rouge, and a 2014 graduate of UL.  She and her husband, Joel live in Lafayette where Joel is an engineer and Caroline is the director of the Special Education  College Program at UL. They have two sons, Max and Charlie.  Jake is a 2012 graduate of Airline High School and lives in Nashville, Tennessee where he is pursuing a career in music - both writing and singing. Jake and his wife Ashton, an accountant, both love the Nashville area. Zach is a 2017 graduate of Airline High School and is currently attending Birmingham Southern College where he plays lacrosse and is pursuing a degree in Business. Dr. Nawas and his family love the Bossier area and look forward to their continued involvement in the community.

Board Certification & Memberships

  • Board Certified - American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member of the Louisiana State Medical Society


Sagar R. Desai

Dr. Sagar Desai grew up in Bossier City, Louisiana. After graduating high school, he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana State University. After spending 4 years in Baton Rouge, he moved to Memphis, Tennessee to obtain his Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry. He then completed his externships at Bond-Wroten Eye Clinic in Denham Springs, Louisiana and Willis Knighton Eye Institute in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Board Certification & Memberships

  • Board Certified - National Board of Examiners in Optometry
  • Board Certified - Louisiana State Board of Optometry
  • Member of the American Optometric Association
  • Member of the Optometry Association of Louisiana



Office Administrator

Jennifer Nawas Piper
Financial Manager,         Front Desk

B.A, M.S.                       Coordinator


Cathy                                  Jennifer                                KeKe

Certified Ophthalmic     Ophthalmic Scribe        Surgical Coordinator
Technician, LPN, COSA

Kaley                                          Emmy                             Jessica
Ophthalmic Scribe        Optician, COA, OSC         Billing Specialist

Bossier Eye Institute Family


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