Dr. Omar Shakir, MD

Dr. Omar Shakir, MD

Cataract Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 32
Dr. Omar Shakir, MD is a cataract surgery specialist in Greenwich, CT and has been practicing for 0 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 2012 and specializes in cataract surgery, ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

600 W Putnam Ave Lowr Level

Greenwich, CT 06830

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Corneal Diseases
more than 3% of peers

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Dr. Shakir's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shakir "Dr. Shakir was born and raised on the Space Coast of Florida. He attended Union College where he played Division III College Baseball and was a Liberty League Scholar-Athlete. There, he majored in Political Science and Biology. Dr. Shakir completed medical school at Albany Medical College and was part of the prestigious Leadership in Medicine program. In medical school, Dr. Shakir earned multiple ophthalmology research awards and spent time at the Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins University doing world-class research. He furthered his medical training with internship at Johns Hopkins University and residency at the University of Florida. He then went on to complete a two-year Vitreous and Retina Surgery Fellowship at Yale University. Dr. Shakir is now the owner and managing partner at Coastal Eye Surgeons where he offers a high level of personalized eye care and surgery. "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shakir "Dr. Shakir spends time with his patients to explain diagnosis, reasons for certain tests, and what therapeutic options exist and why. He will walk you through surgery with a detailed explanation and attention to comfort and detail."

4  Specialties

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Shakir does not have any board certifications listed.

32  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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36  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • 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
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Freezing (Cryopexy)
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery
  • YAG Laser Therapy for the Anterior Segment
  • YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty


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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.


  • Union College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2008
  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2012
  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • University of Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2016
  • Yale University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2018
  • Clarkson University School of Business
    Other Education | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Shakir has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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