Dr. Christopher Shen, MD

Dr. Christopher Shen, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 39
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Christopher Shen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Stafford, VA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr in 2005 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.

450 Garrisonville Rd Ste 100

Stafford, VA 22554

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • 23 More

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Top Care Areas

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Retinal Telangiectasia
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more than 84% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
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more than 80% of peers
Glaucoma
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more than 71% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University Of Tennessee
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Casey Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Devers Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shen to family and friends
4.0
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Shen's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
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

Patient Comments (1)

in Stafford, VA
Dr. Shen identified a growth on my eyelid as potentially cancerous and sent me to a specialist ophthalmologist/plastic surgeon immediately. He was right and the center portion of my eyelid was removed along with the cancerous growth. Several other physicians had misdiagnosed this growth as an...more
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