Dr. Justin Shaw, MD

Dr. Justin Shaw, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 34
(17)
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Dr. Justin Shaw, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lancaster, PA and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Pa State Univ Coll Of Med in 2010 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.Read his story

485 Royer Dr # 103

Lancaster, PA 17601

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Glaucoma
very high
more than 91% of peers
Entropion
high
more than 84% of peers
Blepharitis
normal
more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Shaw's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shaw " Dr. Justin M. Shaw is a board certified, fellowship trained physician and surgeon, and is a specialist in medical and surgical management of glaucoma, cataract, and general ophthalmology. He grew up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where he graduated from Hempfield High School. He attended Millersville University, where he graduated summa cum laude from the university honors college. Dr. Shaw attended medical school at the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, PA, where he decided to pursue a career ophthalmology. He performed his medical internship at the Johns Hopkins University/ Sinai Hospital program in internal medicine, and performed his ophthalmology residency training at the Krieger Eye Institute at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, where he served as chief resident during his final year. He performed additional fellowship training in the medical and surgical management of glaucoma at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, ranked consistently as the number one eye institute in the United States. He returned to Pennsylvania after fellowship training where he worked for 2 years in Wyomissing, PA before returning to his native Lancaster to join Eye Doctors of Lancaster in 2017. Dr. Shaw resides with his wife Erin and their 4 children in Lancaster County, where they enjoy spending time together, especially outdoors. They are members of Calvary Church in Lancaster. Dr. Shaw also enjoys acting, writing, running, and hiking, and holds a first degree black belt in ATA taekwondo. Dr. Shaw is a compassionate and highly trained physician and surgeon who strives to treat his patients with excellence in all regards. He adheres to the Hippocratic Oath taken at the outset of medical training, as well as the words of Jesus Christ to do to others as you would have done to you. "I try to treat my patients as I would want myself and my family to be treated, and this informs every decision I make.""

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shaw "Dr. Shaw is a compassionate and highly trained physician and surgeon who strives to treat his patients with excellence in all regards.  He adheres to the Hippocratic Oath taken at the outset of medical training, as well as the words of Jesus Christ to do to others as you would have done to you.  "I try to treat my patients as I would want myself and my family to be treated, and this informs every decision I make.""
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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
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Extracapsular Cataract Extraction
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Humphrey Visual Field Test for Glaucoma
  • Incisional Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Pa State Univ Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Pennsylvania State University / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Johns Hopkins/Sinai Hosp Of Baltimore
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Inst University Miami
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shaw has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shaw's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shaw to family and friends
4.9
based on 17 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Shaw'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
10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Shaw Says:

I am blessed and humbled by your comments.  It is deeply gratifying to know that I am in line with my goal to provide my patients with the same care I would give to a family member.  Thank you so much!


Patient Comments (9)

Dr. Shaw is very patient oriented, he always has time for my problems and questions. I never feel like he is rushing to get to his next patient. Due to his diligence I have complete faith that he will find and correct a problem with my eyes before it becomes a major problem. I would recommend...more
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A wonderful doctor and a true professional. His expertise improved my vision so that I rarely have to use my glasses anymore.
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A very kind and caring doctor. Doesn't rush to get you out. Explains everything so you understand what he needs to do. Would recommend him to all my friends in fact I already did.
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I had a cataract, and Glaucoma in my right eye. Dr.Shaw removed the cataract, and installed a drain in my eye. Everything successful, he is pleased, so am I!
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i think he's very courteous, professional, through, and very inspiring for going ahead with my eye care choices. i've already recommended him to one of my clients, my family and another friend.
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