Dr. Shae Steward was born and raised in Birmingham, AL area as one of five children. After graduating from Oxford High School, she completed her undergraduate degree at Auburn University graduating with Magna Cum Laude honors in Biomedical Sciences. She continued her education at University of South Alabama where she earned her Medical Degree.Dr. Steward then matched into an Ophthalmology residency at University of Arkansas Medical Sciences where she completed her training. When asked why she chose Ophthalmology she states, “The eyes are responsible for your vision, your experience of the world, your independence and to have the knowledge and ability to improve or preserve that ability provides me with great purpose.”

Dr. Steward is married and has two young children. She loves her family and enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, swimming, running or playing with her children. She is excited to start this new adventure serving the Cullman community and surrounding areas, and is currently accepting new patients at Holcomb Laser Center.

Shae Steward, O.D.