Dr. Shelley Ghafoori, MD

Dr. Shelley Ghafoori, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 38
(11)
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Dr. Shelley Ghafoori, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Austin, TX. She is 38 years old and has been practicing for 7 years.

4207 James Casey St Ste 301

Austin, TX 78745

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 95% of peers
Eye Cancer
very high
more than 94% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
50

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Harvard University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Moorfields Eye Hosp London, U of London
    Other Education | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ghafoori has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ghafoori's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ghafoori to family and friends
3.9
based on 11 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Ghafoori's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Day paid great attention to my vision problems with macular degeneration as well as changes from type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure. She is just excellent.
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Dr. Day has the bedside manner of an intake officer at county jail. When doing an initial observation of my Mom, she slap her on the side of the when she looked to her left and not the doctor’s. She made clear her annoyance that her partners had pushed my Mom’s emergency onto her schedule, tried...more
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in Austin, TX |
The Dr. Day and her assistants were professional and kind. The appointment was a good experience and I trust the information and prognosis.
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in Gonzales, TX |
I have been seeing Dr. Day for almost two years. I am receiving injections for wet Macular Degeneration. She seems to be a caring doctor who listens to and answers your questions.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ghafoori accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Ghafoori has admitting privileges

Northwest Hills Surgical Hospital
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Seton Medical Center Austin
1201 W 38th St
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