Dr. Olga Shif, MD

Dr. Olga Shif, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  

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Dr. Olga Shif, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Towson, MD and has been practicing for 8 years. She specializes in ophthalmology.Read her story

The National Retina Institute

901 Dulaney Valley Rd Ste 200

Towson, MD 21204
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
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Top Care Areas

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Retinal Ischemia
more than 82% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
more than 67% of peers
Retina Diseases
more than 52% of peers

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Dr. Shif's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shif "Dr. Olga Shif graduated Magna Cum Laude from Arcadia University’s Honors Program with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and Chemistry. She earned her Medical Doctorate degree from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Shif went on to complete a year of post-graduate research in Glaucoma at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute where she co-authored several journal publications and abstracts. She continued her internship training in the department of Internal Medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital followed by completion of Ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Prior to joining The National Retina Institute, Dr. Shif trained for a year as a vitreo-retinal surgery fellow at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. She is also an author to several Ophthalmology book chapters as well as a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Shif does not have any board certifications listed.

21  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cataract
  • Color Blindness
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Night Blindness
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

14  Procedures

  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 2010

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Awards & Honors

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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