Miranda N. Bishara, MD is a board-certified Ophthalmologist. Her specialties include cataract surgery, intraocular lens implants, corneal disease and surgery, refractive surgery and anterior segment surgery.

Dr. Bishara earned her medical degree at the University of Missouri – Kansas City in 2006. She completed her residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center and her fellowship in corneal surgery at Pepose Vision Institute in St. Louis, Missouri. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Dr. Bishara is on the faculty of the University of Kansas Department of Ophthalmology where she is an attending physician and trains ophthalmology residents.

Christine Shrack, OD specializes in comprehensive eye care including medical examinations of the eye, contact lens and glasses prescriptions, along with the management of post-operative cataract and refractive patients.

Dr. Shrack grew up in Iuka, Kansas,  west of Wichita. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas State University in 1994. She then graduated from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee in 1998. She completed a fellowship at Northeastern State University at the Cherokee Indian Hospital in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Dr. Shrack has practiced with Dr. Cokingtin since 2000.

Christopher J. Pole, MD is a board-certified Ophthalmologist  specializing in cataract and lens implant surgery as well as general ophthalmology; he is experienced in glaucoma treatment and surgery as well as oculoplastic surgery. He earned his medical degree from the Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 2008 where he also completed his residency. He was recognized as outstanding resident with the Roya Rabbani excellence in patient care award. Dr. Pole earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Missouri, Columbia.

Dr. Pole is a member of the Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, the American Society  of Cataract and Refractive Surgery as  well as the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Pole joined Cokingtin Eye Center in 2011. 

Rolfe A. Becker MD In memoriam, we recognize Dr. Becker who passed away after a long successful career in Opthalmology.  We at Cokingtin Eye Center appreciate his years of dedicated service and our doctors  are committed to continuing to provide excellent care to Dr. Becker's patients.
Dr. Becker was a  board-certified Ophthalmologist and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons  specializing in comprehensive medical ophthalmology. He was a native of Seattle, Washington, and had been in solo private practice for many years before joining Cokingtin Eye Center. He received his medical degree from the University of Washington and his ophthalmology training at the University of Minnesota Hospitals and the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Becker had been a Clinical Professor  of Ophthalmology at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He was a member of the Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Christopher S. Banning, MD specializes in cataract and lens implant surgery.
​He implants all types of premium lenses.

A board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Banning earned his medical degree  at the University of Nebraska in 2001. He completed his residency in ophthalmology and his subspecialty fellowship training in cornea and refractive surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Banning served as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Emory University.  He has conducted clinical and laboratory research, publishing and presenting many articles. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He joined Cokingtin Eye Center in 2006. 

Clifton D. Cokingtin, MD is the founder of Cokingtin Eye Center. He specializes in cataract
​and lens implant surgery, laser surgery and comprehensive medical ophthalmology.
A board-certified ophthalmologist and member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Dr. Cokingtin earned his medical degree at the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1987.
​He completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Medical College of Wisconsin Eye Institute where he also earned his subspecialty fellowship training in corneal and anterior segment surgery and external eye diseases. 

Dr. Cokingtin has been in private practice since 1992 in the metropolitan area. He formed Cokingtin Eye Center in 2002. He has participated in clinical trials to develop new lens implants and surgical technologies. He is an active member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology. 

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