Dr. Deepika Shah, MD

Dr. Deepika Shah, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
35 y/o
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Dr. Deepika Shah, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chevy Chase, MD. She specializes in ophthalmology.Read her story

Eye Doctors Of Washington

2 Wisconsin Cir Ste 230

Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
normal
more than 69% of peers
Floaters
normal
more than 68% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
normal
more than 65% 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 is a board-certified ophthalmologist with subspecialty training in corneal diseases and surgery. Her expertise includes the latest corneal procedures including full and partial thickness corneal transplantation, intrastromal corneal ring segments, pterygium excision, amniotic membrane grafting and collagen cross-linking. She specializes in the management of corneal diseases with an emphasis on dry eyemanagement. Dr. Shah also performs laser-assisted cataract surgery as well as refractive surgery (PRK and LASIK). Dr. Shah is a native of Northern Virginia and graduated with honors from the University of Virginia as an Echols Scholar. She earned her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was awarded a Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship as well as numerous honors including the Oliver Holmes Prize for Excellence in Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Foundation Excellence Award. Dr. Shah concurrently attended Johns Hopkins University on a Reed-Frost Scholarship and obtained a Master of Public Health. She completed her ophthalmology residency at the Scheie Eye Institute of the University of Pennsylvania, where she initiated an international elective in small incision cataract surgery. Dr. Shah subsequently completed a prestigious cornea fellowship at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary / Harvard Medical School where she was selected as a Heed Fellow. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Shah has a passion for innovation and research. She has published numerous first-author peer-reviewed publications and been selected to present her work at national and international meetings. She is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Cornea Society, and has recently joined the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Ophthalmological Society. Prior to joining Eye Doctors of Washington, Dr. Shah maintained a busy medical and surgical practice in New York City and was an attending doctor at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. She enjoys spending her free time with her family, traveling and cycling."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shah "For over 50 years, we have provided the DC metropolitan area with state-of-the-art eye care. Founded by a group of professors from the Center for Sight at Georgetown University, our practice has always focused on the core values of academically oriented care, keeping abreast of the latest advancements in the field of ophthalmology, and providing an efficient yet comfortable environment for our patients.

Since we are an academically oriented practice, we have the unique advantage of being able to offer the newest procedures and techniques with the benefit of the most advanced diagnostic and surgical equipment. Even our routine eye exams take advantage of recent technological innovations. We realize that selecting a physician can be a challenging process, and we believe that our practice’s compassionate experts are uniquely positioned to provide you with the best possible care in the field."

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

52  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
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21  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Physical Examination
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • University of Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Crozer-Chester Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • John's Hopkins U
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shah has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Shah does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Shah and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Shah's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shah to family and friends
2 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Shah'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Shah is terrific, very personable and knowledgeable, I really enjoyed meeting with her and felt it was very productive.
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Very pleasant experience overall. Appointment was on time without any wait time. Kerisha, the technician was very efficient. It was a pleasure to meet Dr. Shah who is very competent, courteous, and personable. Dr. Shah very patiently and clearly explained everything to me in language that I could...more
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