Dr. Sonya Shah, MD

Dr. Sonya Shah, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Dr. Sonya Shah, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Falls Church, VA. She graduated from Johns Hopkins U School Of Med and specializes in ophthalmology.

6231 Leesburg Pike Ste 608

Falls Church, VA 22044

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 83% of peers
Herpetic Keratitis
more than 77% of peers
Visual Field Defects
more than 77% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

29  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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.


  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Johns Hopkins U School Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Einstein Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Wills Eye Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wills Eye Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shah has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shah's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shah to family and friends
11 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Shah'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 (5)

I have been a patient of Dr.Shah's for ~2 years. Dr.Shah and her staff are amazing! They go above and beyond for their patients. Dr.Shah radiates professionalism, kindness, and genuine care for her patients She She has a calming demeanor about her that automatically warms the room and calms all...more
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Competent with good patient skills... exam was efficient and she provided time to answer my question. Her suggestion for my follow up care was sensible and well reasoned.
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She is very professional, explains results of the exam and current condition (cataracts). She has an outstanding background)
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Dr Shah performed both Glaucoma and Cataract surgery on my eye. She is one of the most compassionate and talented Doctors I have ever dealt with. The care she took to explain the two procedures was extremely comforting and the results were excellent. I would encourage anyone needing glaucoma...more
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Dr Shah is great. I was referred to her quite recently by another very nice ophthalmologist Dr Marissa Albano but from the time I met DR. Shah, she has been great. I had the surgery yesterday morning 01/04/16 on my eye and I didn't realize that she called to check on me yesterday after the...more
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