Dr. Christopher Shelby, MD

Dr. Christopher Shelby, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Christopher Shelby, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Shreveport, LA. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 18 years. Dr. Shelby is affiliated with Willis-Knighton Medical Center.

7607 Youree Dr

Shreveport, LA 71105

Contact Information

(318) 212-3937

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Best Life & Health Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas

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Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 94% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Lsuhsc Shreveport School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Lsuhsc Shreveport School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shelby has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shelby's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shelby to family and friends
5.0
based on 8 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Shelby'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
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
Minden, LA |
Ive been with Dr. Shelby for years and he is a wonderful doctor. He is very attentive and listens to you. He's always been very caring about my eyes problems.
Plano, TX |
Dr. Shelby performed the SMILE surgery on me and it was truly a remarkable experience. He is very knowledgeable about what he does, yet so down to earth. He walked me through every step of the procedure and was just so very kind. This goes for the entire staff!
Shreveport, LA |
Wonderful doctor with an even better personality. Staff is so nice, always laughing. You can tell they love what they do.
in Stonewall, La |
I recommend Dr. Shelby to all of my friends thinking about eye surgery, he is truly the best ! I love his staff and the treatment of his patients is awesome..before surgery and after..
I chose Dr Shelby to perform PRK surgery on me 2 years ago. I was 20/400 or worse and now I am 20/15!!! He is an awesome Ophthalmologist and such a kind man.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shelby accepts 23 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Best Life & Health Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Gilsbar 360
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medico
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • PPO Plus
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Shelby has admitting privileges

Willis-Knighton Medical Center
2600 Greenwood Rd
Shreveport, LA 71103
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