Dr. Shaleen Belani, MD

Dr. Shaleen Belani, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Shaleen Belani, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Sterling, VA and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci in 2002 and specializes in ophthalmology.

21135 Whitfield Pl Ste 102

Sterling, VA 20165

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
more than 71% of peers
more than 69% of peers
more than 67% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


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6  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Western Pennsylvania Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Belani has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Belani's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Belani to family and friends
6 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Belani's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

A long-time patient with Dr. Crenshaw, I needed to have some eye pain checked out and was grateful to get an appointment with Dr. Belani that matched my work schedule. After discussing my symptoms and examining my eyes, she pinpointed the problem and advised me on what to do. I was so relieved and...more
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Dr. Belani was highly recommended to me by Dr. Crenshaw, who I have the utmost confidence; and this recommendation was supported confidently by my retina specialist Dr. Barazi. Dr. Belani examined my eyes, and followed the cataracts every 6 months. She eventually determined the time was...more
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Best experience I have had in 75 years with any medical professional. Dr. Belani's expertise, professionalism, interest, compassion and kindness are beyond compare. My recent cataract surgery on both eyes went flawlessly. I approached this surgery with skepticism but Dr. Belani soon assuaged my...more
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Dr. Belani performed cataract surgery for me. I couldn't have asked for a nicer, more professional doctor. I had issues with high blood pressure readings just before the surgery, but she was able to go ahead with the procedure and keep me calm. I would definitely recommend her to anyone of my...more
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