Dr. Ajay Shalwala, MD

Dr. Ajay Shalwala, MD

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34 y/o
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Dr. Ajay Shalwala, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Smyrna, DE and has been practicing for 9 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Delaware Eye Care Center

100 S Main St Ste 217

Smyrna, DE 19977
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Stye
very high
more than 98% of peers
Lazy Eye
very high
more than 98% of peers
Bell's Palsy
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Shalwala's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shalwala "Dr. Ajay Shalwala grew up in the Washington, DC suburbs. He received undergraduate training at Yale, graduating summa cum laude in chemical engineering. He then attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis. He moved to Nashville, TN to complete ophthalmology residency at Vanderbilt University. In order to complete further training beyond residency, he went on to a cornea fellowship at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.Dr. Shalwala is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and has professional affiliations with the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, and the Cornea Society. Dr. Shalwala practices comprehensive ophthalmology, with a special interest in medical cornea and refractive surgery, including premium intraocular lens implants with cataract surgery. In addition to his special interests, he provides medical care and laser treatment of glaucoma, medical retina treatment including treatment for diabetic eye disease and macular degeneration, as well as routine eye care for all ages."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shalwala "Delaware Eye Care Center is the top vision care provider in the state. That’s because we have a team of staff that’s modern in their approaches and up-to-date when it comes to vision technology. We work, we innovate, we provide...for you. To help you achieve the quality of vision (and life) you want and deserve."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Shalwala does not have any board certifications listed.

117  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Solar Retinopathy
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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26  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Physical Examination
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Delaware.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Washington Univ Sch of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Shalwala has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shalwala's Reviews

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Dr. Shalwala's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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