Dr. Tasneem Shamim, MD

Dr. Tasneem Shamim, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Tasneem Shamim, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Somerset, NJ and has been practicing for 33 years. She graduated from Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch in 1981 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1283 State Route 27

Somerset, NJ 08873

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Dry Eyes
very high
more than 89% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 84% of peers
Drusen
normal
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Shamim'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Umdnj-Middlesex Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Eye Inst/United Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shamim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shamim's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shamim to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Shamim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have recommended Dr. Shamim to my family and friends for many years. She takes great care examining and diagnosing patients. If perhaps a test result is ambiguous she will repeat it or try another way. She is professional and also friendly. If she can help with perhaps providing a sample medicine...more
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