Dr. Zev Shulkin, MD

Dr. Zev Shulkin, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 37
(24)
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Dr. Zev Shulkin, MD is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas in 2006 and specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and ophthalmology.

7777 Forest Ln Ste C200

Dallas, TX 75230

Contact Information

(972) 566-7999

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

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Blind Hypotensive Eye
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shulkin "I am dedicated to restoring vision, preventing vision loss, and providing reconstructive options when necessary. We provide patients with a multidisciplinary approach, and a unique ability to take care of patients with orbital and eyelid disease. This allows us to manage these difficult and complex ophthalmologic problems for the benefit of our patients."
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Glaucoma
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Strabismus Treatment

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

  • U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shulkin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shulkin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shulkin to family and friends
4.2
based on 24 total reviews (15 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Shulkin's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
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
Dr. Shulkin Says:

Providing a positive patient experience with all aspects of my practice is very important to me and my entire team. We use the patient feedback on sites like Healthgrades to gauge both areas that we can improve upon and as acknowledgement that the care and service provided is appreciated as well. I encourage all current and prospective patients to view not only the survey responses regarding my practice on Healthgrades, but other online

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Patient Comments (15)

I am so pleased with the outcome of my eye surgery! It went exactly as Dr. Shulkin had said it would, and the issue that I came in for is completely solved! Everyone at the office is very helpful, and friendly. I highly recommend this practice.
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Dr Shulkin did an amazing procedure on my right eye to aline my double vision. Almost perfect vision. He gave me back my freedom to function daily tasks and drive! His office staff was always courteous and helpful. I would highly recommend Dr Shulkin.
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in Dallas, TX
Dr. Shulkin has a wonderful bedside manner. I felt like a person instead of a chart number. I went to see Dr. Shulkin because the skin on my eye lids had overgrown pushing my lids into my eyelashes and impairing my vision. As a surgeon he is very talented. Not only did he make my eyes look better,...more
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in Frisco, TX
Dr. Shulkin performed a miracle for me last July! He corrected my vision so that I can now drive again! I had thought I was experiencing cataract problems but he said I was having eye focus problems! My eyes were trying to cross. I have depth perception back & I am seeing so much better! Thank...more
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in Dallas, TX
Dr. Shulkin did a great job in diagnosing and treating our son - he was 4 months old and had strabismus. He was very patient and thoughtful with us and did not push surgical treatment, which I view as a strong positive. I highly recommend him for anyone looking for an opthalmologist. We were lucky...more
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