Dr. Vishal Sharma, M.D., FRCSC, Ophthalmologist
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Dr. Vishal Sharma, M.D., FRCSC


12657 Seneca Rd Irving NY, 14081



Dr. Vishal Sharma is an ophthalmologist practicing in Irving, NY. Dr. Sharma specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Sharma can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Sharma can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.

Education and Training

Eastern Virginia Medical School 2000

Provider Details

Dr. Vishal Sharma, M.D., FRCSC
Dr. Vishal Sharma, M.D., FRCSC's Expert Contributions


  • Cataracts
  • Diabetes
  • Glaucoma
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Astigmatism
  • Conjunctivitis

Dr. Vishal Sharma, M.D., FRCSC's Practice location

Practice At 12657 Seneca Rd

12657 Seneca Rd -
Irving, NY 14081
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New patients: 716-951-7283, 716-934-3300
Fax: 716-934-3323

5844 Southwestern Blvd. -
Hamurg, NY 14075
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New patients: 716-898-2002

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Dr. Vishal Sharma, M.D., FRCSC has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 64 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Ophthalmologist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Vishal Sharma, who serves patients in New York.

Dr. Sharma is the in-house ophthalmologist at Sharma Family Medicine with offices in Lake View and Irving, New York. He offers an array of services related to eye care, including cataract surgery, eyelid surgery, trauma services, and routine eye care.

The doctor’s acclaimed career in medicine began in 2000 after he earned his medical degree from the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk in 2000. He then went on to complete his residency in ophthalmology at the University at Buffalo.

Following his education, Dr. Sharma became board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology, whose mission is to serve the public by improving the quality of ophthalmic practice through a process of certification and Maintenance of Certification that fosters excellence and encourages continual learning. He is a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons (Canada). 

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Ophthalmologists are experts in the diseases, functions, and anatomy of the eye. They may provide routine care such as vision testing, as well as prescribe and fit eyeglasses or contact lenses. However, ophthalmologists are also surgeons. They repair traumatic injuries to the eye and perform cataract, glaucoma, and corneal surgery.

With over two decades of experience in his field, Dr. Sharma is the recipient of Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), and Patients’ Choice Award (2017, 2018).

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Turn right onto Main Road (US 20) 1.5 mi
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5844 Southwestern Blvd, Hamburg, NY 14075, USA
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5844 Southwestern Blvd, Hamburg, NY 14075, USA
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184 ft
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5844 Southwestern Blvd, Hamburg, NY 14075, USA
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Turn left onto US-20 E
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Turn left onto NY-75 N
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NY-75 N turns slightly right and becomes NY-5 E
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