Dr. Shahin Shahinfar, MD

Dr. Shahin Shahinfar, MD

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55 y/o
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Dr. Shahin Shahinfar, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Newark, OH and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1990 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Bloomberg Eye Center

1651 W Main St

Newark, OH 43055
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Shahinfar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 90% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Shahinfar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shahinfar "Since 1995, Dr. Shahinfar has been proudly serving the residents of Columbus and Central Ohio. Dr Shahinfar is a comprehensive board-certified ophthalmologist with extensive experience in Cataract, refractive, and retinal diseases and surgery. As a trusted LASIK surgeon, he has performed eye surgery on thousands of patients, including dozens of the Eye Center's staff, their family, and friends. He has performedover 50,000 LASIK procedures (and thousands of other eye surgeries), making him one of the most experienced LASIK surgeons in the Ohio. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shahinfar "Bloomberg Eye Center is a full-service physician-owned medical and surgical eye care facility that has been serving Central Ohio for more than 45 years. Founded in 1970 by the late Leroy B. Bloomberg, M.D., the Center operates on the principle that every patient deserves outstanding personalized medical care."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dilatation
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Headache
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Dystrophy
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Santa Clara Valley Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Mo Columbia School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Southern Ill University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shahinfar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Fellow
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Member
  • American Society of Retina Specialists, Member
  • National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomate
  • Ohio Ophthalmologic Society, Member

Dr. Shahinfar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shahinfar to family and friends
4.7
based on 228 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (228)

  • 5
    (186)
  • 4
    (27)
  • 3
    (12)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Shahinfar'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
10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Shahinfar Says:

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Patient Comments (1)

in Huntington, WV
I had lasik eye surgery for near sightedness 14 years ago, all the way back in 2002 (today is 8-11-2016). I went to a local eye doctor for a routine eye checkup and he told me I did not "need" glasses. I believe my vision was 20/30. My vision was 20/200 pre surgery. Bottom line- if you can't...more
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