Dr. Shahem Kawji, MD

Dr. Shahem Kawji, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 41
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Dr. Shahem Kawji, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Newport Beach, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University of Aleppo / Faculty of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in ophthalmology.

20072 SW Birch St Ste 260

Newport Beach, CA 92660

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kawji's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diplopia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kawji treats Diplopia more than 61% of his peers

Dr. Kawji treats this condition more than 61% of his peers

Vitreoretinal Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kawji performs Vitreoretinal Surgery more than 40% of his peers

Dr. Kawji performs this procedure more than 40% of his peers

Eyelid Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kawji treats Eyelid Disorders more than 14% of his peers

Dr. Kawji treats this condition more than 14% of his peers

Dr. Kawji's conditions and procedures:

Acute Endophthalmitis
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Autoimmune Diseases
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Benign Tumor
Black Eye
Blepharitis
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blindness
Brain Disorders
Cancer
Cataract
Cataract Surgery Complications
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Chalazion
Chorioretinal Scars
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Diseases
Dacryoadenitis
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Diabetes Eye Care
Diabetic Eye Disease
Diabetic Eye Exam
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Diplopia
Drusen
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Dry Eyes
Endophthalmitis
Eye Cancer
Eye Examination
Eye Infections
Eye Injuries
Eye Procedure
Eye Surgery
Eyelid Disorders
Floaters
Fluorscein Angiography
Glaucoma
Headache
Hyphema
Hypotony of Eye
Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
Iridocyclitis
Keratitis
Laser Surgery
Lazy Eye
Macular Degeneration
Macular Edema
Macular Hole
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Migraine
Nearsightedness
Nystagmus
Ocular Hypertension
Optic Neuritis
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Paralytic Strabismus
Parasitic Endophthalmitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Presbyopia
Progressive High Myopia
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Repair of Retinal Detachment
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Retina and Vitreous Surgery
Retina Diseases
Retinal Detachment
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Ischemia
Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
Retinal Laser Surgery
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinal Surgery
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Retinoschisis
Sarcoidosis
Scleral Buckling
Senile Cataracts
Sjögren's Syndrome
Still's Disease
Thyroid Disease
Trichiasis
Ulcer
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Vascular Disease
Visual Field Defects
Vitrectomy
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

About Me

Biography

Dr. Shahem Kawji, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Newport Beach, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University of Aleppo / Faculty of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in ophthalmology.

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

2011
Indiana University / School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2007
University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
2006
University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
Residency Hospital
2000
University of Aleppo / Faculty of Medicine
Medical School
2011
2007
2006
2000

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kawji's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kawji

4.8

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
2.9411764705882355%
(1)

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Dr. Kawji saw me on an emergency basis in his office. I had emailed him at 10:00pm with concerns about a possible detached retina. He saw me the next morning and performed a thorough exam. Fortunately it turned out ok. I found him to be extremely helpful and kind. He explained my situation...Read More
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As many have mentioned, Dr. Kawji saw me the same day for a potential tear. He fit me in with minimal waiting, examined me, and treated the tear with laser. He was so nice and gentle with the exam and laser. I would definitely recommend him again.
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My experience with Dr. Kawji was above 5-Star. His compassion and ability to see me as an emergency was truly meaningful. He cares deeply about his work and his ability to help patients. I would not hesitate to recommend him to all of my peers.
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Dr. Kawji is a real doctor and a great human being. He saved my eye sight after another doctor made a huge error that almost cost me my vision. Dr. Kawji loves his job and it shows. He took the oath and he truly puts patients first!
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I had an eye problem while out of the country and Dr. Kawji Was nice enough to see me on emergency basis. He was very reassuring knowledgeable and thorough. He was highly recommended by my ophthalmologist and I’m so glad that I was able to him on such short notice. His office staff is very nice and...Read More
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Blue Shield of California
Blue Shield of California PPO
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Medicare Supplement - Plan B
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
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