Dr. Ijaz Shafi, MD

Dr. Ijaz Shafi, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 79
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ijaz Shafi, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New Britain, CT. He is 79 years old.

1 Grove St Fl 2

New Britain, CT 06053

Contact Information

(860) 224-7159

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Trichiasis
high
more than 83% of peers
Glaucoma
high
more than 79% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
normal
more than 70% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
51

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Physical Examination
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • King Edward Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • South Baltimore Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1964
  • Joyce Green Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • New Britain Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Nottingham Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1966
  • University Conn Health Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1972

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shafi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Shafi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shafi to family and friends
3.2
based on 5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Shafi's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shafi accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Federal Employee Program
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
    Medicaid Assignment
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Shafi has admitting privileges

Hartford Hospital
80 Seymour St
Hartford, CT 06102
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