Dr. Dara Shahon, MD

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Dr. Dara Shahon, MD
Dr. Dara Shahon, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Scottsdale, AZ. She is 57 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Shahon is affiliated with HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center.

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Dr. Shahon's Care Philosophy

It is very important to provide each patient the time they need to fully understand their eye condition and the recommended treatment. A patient should not feel rushed in and out of an office without gaining knowledge of their eye issues. The patient-doctor relationship is very important to ensure that the patient can be a partner in improving their eye condition.

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Dr. Shahon's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Shahon's Care Philosophy

It is very important to provide each patient the time they need to fully understand their eye condition and the recommended treatment. A patient should not feel rushed in and out of an office without gaining knowledge of their eye issues. The patient-doctor relationship is very important to ensure that the patient can be a partner in improving their eye condition.

Dr. Shahon's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esophoria
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    Albertin Einstein/Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    Completed in 1990

  • Undergraduate School
    Barrett Honor College At Arizona State University

    Graduated in 1982

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Physical Examination
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye