Dr. Shelley Day Ghafoori, MD

Dr. Shelley Day Ghafoori, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 38
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Dr. Shelley Day Ghafoori, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated from Harvard Medical School in 2005 and specializes in ophthalmology, ocular oncology, and more.

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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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Day Ghafoori's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  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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7  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. Day Ghafoori has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Day Ghafoori's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Day Ghafoori to family and friends
20 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Day Ghafoori'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

Patient Comments (12)

I'm a man of few words. Austin Retina has got their stuff together. Dr. Day is beyond excellent. Highly recommended.
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Dr. Day Ghafoori is excellent!
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I can't say enough good things about Dr. Day that would even cover how incredible she and her staff are. She has a very good bedside manner and does a good job of trying to make tou comfortable even during difficult procedures. Her staff is incredibly kind, after having an injection in my right eye...more
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Excellent service from start to finish. Office staff very courteous and professional. Dr. Day Ghafoori very trusting and knowledgeable.
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The office is friendly and efficient. I never have had to wait long. Dr. Day and her staff are friendly and always explain the procedures.I would definitely recommend this office.
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