Dr. Anish Shah, MD

Dr. Anish Shah, MD

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Age 51
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Dr. Anish Shah, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Norwich, CT and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1994 and specializes in ophthalmology, cornea & external diseases, and more.Read his story

79 Wawecus St

Norwich, CT 06360

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Network
  • Connecticare
  • 25 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Shah performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Shah's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Shah's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shah "Dr. Shah joined Norwich Ophthalmology Group in September of 2000. He graduated from the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Shah completed his training in Internal Medicine at Brown University's Roger Williams Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island, and was Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He completed his training in Ophthalmology at New York Medical College which included the York Eye and Ear Infirmary in New York City and Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York, where he served as Chief Resident in 2000."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shah "As an Ophthalmologist and an Eye surgeon, I want to provide my patients the latest in technology to provide them the best possible vision they can have. My goal is to fix a problem to the point you don't have to think about your eyes anymore!!"

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

86  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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27  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Roger Williams Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • New York Eye & Ear Inf
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Ny Med Coll/Westchester Co Ms
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Roger Williams Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • New York University
    Other Education | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shah has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French Creole
  • French
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shah's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shah to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Shah's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Shah is an excellent doctor. He truly cares for and understands his patients and their situations. He take his time to explain to his patients exactly what the problems are, and what they best course of action is to fix them.
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He is a personable doctor who is easy to talk to and willing to answer questions with understandable language. But I am unconvinced of his abilities. He did not take the proper time to fully examine my eyes, which resulted in inaccurate prescriptions for both eyes—something very obvious to me as...more
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LASIK surgery - went perfectly. Great office, pleasant experience, excellent results.
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