Dr. Philip Shands, MD

Dr. Philip Shands, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Philip Shands, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Cleveland Heights, OH and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmology.

10 Severance Cir

Cleveland Heights, OH 44118

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
high
more than 81% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
normal
more than 64% of peers
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
normal
more than 61% of peers

Dr. Shands'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*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
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11  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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

  • Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Riverside Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Riverside Methodist Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Tulane University Hospital and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shands has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shands' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shands to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Shands' 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

Patient Comments (1)

Excellent ophthalmologist. I had two cataracts removed by him with no problems. He was my doctor for many years. He cares deeply about his patients and even intervened personally when the insurance charged me too much. Barbara Ma
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