Dr. Shah is a vitreoretinal specialist with Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston. He performs advanced retinal surgery for vitreoretinal diseases, including macular holes, epiretinal membranes, retinal detachments and proliferative vitreoretinopathy, and is involved with numerous clinical trials. His past and current research interests include macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusion, diabetic retinopathy and retinal detachment.
Dr. Shah received his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry with distinction in research. While in medical school, he was chosen for the American Medical Association Leadership Award. Dr. Shah also earned a master's degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. He completed an internship in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School. He completed a residency in ophthalmology at Wills Eye Institute, where he served as a chief resident. He stayed at Wills Eye for a vitreoretinal surgery fellowship. He was one of four vitreoretinal fellows to receive a Ronald G. Michels Fellowship Award in 2009.
Dr. Shah has published many articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is a co-editor of, "The Wills Eye Manual," and co-authored, "The Wills Eye Interactive Review of Ophthalmology." He is a co-editor of the Clinical Trials section of Retina Times and the book, "5-Minute Ophthalmology Consult." He is the author of the book, "Our Health is Our Only Wealth: The Lok Swasthya Sewa Health Cooperative," which is based on his public health experience in India and explores a novel indigenous health system.