About Chirag Shah, MD, MPH

Dr. Shah attended the University of Rochester where he graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He graduated with Distinction in Research from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. While in medical school, he was one of 25 medical students in the country to receive the American Medical Association Leadership Award. Driven by an interest in community health and research, Dr. Shah earned a Masters in Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health. He completed his internship in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Shah did his residency in ophthalmology at the prestigious Wills Eye Institute in Philadelphia where he served as a Chief Resident. He stayed at Wills Eye Institute to complete fellowship training in vitreoretinal surgery. He was one of four fellows nationwide honored with a Ronald G. Michels Retina Fellowship Award. He received the Secretariat Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology for his contribution to the field.

Dr. Shah is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist, and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and the American Society of Retina Specialists. He has vast experience in the medical and surgical treatment of all retinal diseases such as macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, and retinal vein occlusions. He performs advanced retinal surgery for many vitreoretinal diseases, including macular holes, epiretinal membranes, retinal detachments, and proliferative vitreoretinopathy. He is involved in numerous clinical trials and is able to provide the most sophisticated treatments available.

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Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston
50 Staniford Street
Suite 600
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-314-2693
Fax: 617-723-7028

Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston
52 Second Avenue
Suite 2500
Waltham, MA 02451
Phone: 617-314-2693
Fax: 617-723-7028

Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston
282 Route 130
Sandwich, MA 02563
Phone: 617-314-2693
Fax: 617-723-7028

Medical Education

  • MD, University Of Rochester
  • MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Residency, Wills Eye Hospital
  • Residency, Wills Eye Institute
  • Fellowship, Wills Eye Hospital
  • Fellowship, Wills Eye Institute

American Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology

Accepted Insurance Plans

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