Dr. Gaurav Shah, MD

Dr. Gaurav Shah, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Gaurav Shah, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chesterfield, MO and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Univ Of Il Coll Of Med in 1993 and specializes in ophthalmology.

226 S Woods Mill Rd Ste 50W

Chesterfield, MO 63017

Contact Information

(314) 878-1777

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Macular Edema
very high
more than 99% 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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Magnetic
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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7  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Univ Of Il Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Kaiser Foundation Hospital-Santa Clara
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of Minnesota
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wills Eye Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shah has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shah's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shah to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Shah's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Shah has skill that is second to none. I had a detached retina and feared I would be blind in one eye. The surgery went perfectly, and each time I follow up with Dr. Shah, he is caring and extremely positive. Still have a way to go with my healing, but know I'm in good hands. I HIGHLY...more
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Dr. Shah is a very skilled physician. His personality is very positive and friendly. Dr. Shah is confronted with people who are depressed about losing their sight, yet he remains very positive and has helped me restore my sight. He practices the latest advances in treating people with macular...more
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