Dr. Pulin A. Shah, MD

Dr. Pulin A. Shah, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
42 y/o
3 reviews

Accepting new patients

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems

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Care Philosophy

Dr Shah is well known by his professional peers, as one of the most talented eye surgeons in the region. Tailoring each surgical procedure to the specific needs of each patient, is how we achieve the best outcomes. Emphasizing efficiency, direct access to your surgeon, minimal waiting, and a caring staff is how we achieve the highest patient satisfaction.Read more

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Dr. Shah'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
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Shah's Care Philosophy

Dr Shah is well known by his professional peers, as one of the most talented eye surgeons in the region. Tailoring each surgical procedure to the specific needs of each patient, is how we achieve the best outcomes. Emphasizing efficiency, direct access to your surgeon, minimal waiting, and a caring staff is how we achieve the highest patient satisfaction.

Dr. Shah's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 2001

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Hawaii

    Completed in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    California Pacific Medical Center

    Completed in 2005

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

    Completed in 2007

  • Undergraduate School
    Emory University

    Graduated in 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Surgery to Correct Near and Far Vision Simultaneous
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery