Dr. Chirag Shah, MD

Dr. Chirag Shah, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Chirag Shah, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lawrenceville, NJ and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch in 1997 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2999 Princeton Pike Ste 1

Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 86% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
more than 73% of peers
more than 73% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

34  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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12  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Jersey Shore University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • New York University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Pittsburgh
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shah has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shah's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shah to family and friends
30 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shah's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I have been a patient of Dr Chirag Shah for many years. He performed both of my cataract surgeries and I recovered from both very fast. I have the utmost confidence in Dr Shah and would tell anyone to see him for their eyes. His staff is always pleasant and kind and they will always give you an...more
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Excellent surgeon, friendly staff, would recommend him to family and friends.
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