Dr. Tasneem Shamim, MD

Dr. Tasneem Shamim, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 60
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Tasneem Shamim, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Somerset, NJ. She is 60 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Shamim is affiliated with RWJ University Hospital Hamilton.

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

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

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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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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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shamim to family and friends
4.3
based on 8 total reviews
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
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shamim accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerihealth
    Amerihealth HMO
    Amerihealth PPO
    Direct POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    GHI PPO
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthPartners
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
    MagnaCare PPO
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Shamim has admitting privileges

RWJ University Hospital Hamilton
1 Hamilton Health Pl
Hamilton, NJ 08690
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