Dr. Veeral Shah is an ophthalmologist practicing in Miami, FL. Dr. Shah specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Shah 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. Shah 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.
- University of Pittsburgh
- Lankenau Medical Center
- Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
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Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Veeral Shah, who serves the Texas area at Texas Children’s Hospital – Clinical Care Center.
Speciality: Pediatric and Adult Brain Tumor
Bachelor’s: University of Pittsburgh
PhD: University of Pittsburgh, Center of Neuroscience
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Education: Dr. Shah graduated Summa Cum Laude with Honors with his Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience and Philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh. During his undergraduate education he was awarded the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) fellowship. He then his PhD from the University of Pittsburgh, Center of Neuroscience. Followed by his Medical Degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He was awarded the Keverline Service Award for Ophthalmology Excellence at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Experience: After obtaining his Medicine Degree Dr. Shah completed his preliminary internship at Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. He then completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. To continue his training he completed a Neuro-Ophthalmology fellowship at the University of Miami Bascom-Palmer Eye Institute in Florida followed by a Pediatric Ophthalmology fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. To remain up to date in his profession he remains a professional member of the following organizations, the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, International Society of Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision, and the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Association of Pediatrics.
Current Position: Dr. Shah is currently a Physician with the Texas Children’s Hospital. He is also an assistant professor with Baylor College of Medicine in the Department of Ophthalmology.
Ophthalmology: The specialization of the comprehensive medical and surgical care of the eyes and vision. Ophthalmologists are the only practitioners medically trained to diagnose and treat all eye and visual problems including vision services, glasses and contacts, and provide treatment and prevention of medical disorders of the eye including surgery.
Personal: When Dr. Shah is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife, traveling, and playing the piano.
Veeral S. Shah, MD, PhD, is a Leading Pediatric Ophthalmologist and Neuro-Ophthalmologist with Texas Children’s Hospital – Clinical Care Center in Houston, Texas
Veeral S. Shah, MD, PhD, is a well-versed pediatric and adult ophthalmologist and neuro-ophthalmologist who diagnoses and treats patients at Texas Children’s Hospital – Clinical Care Center (Clinic) in Houston, Texas. Furthermore, he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology/Cullen Eye Institute (Lap) at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. As a pediatric ophthalmologist, Dr. Shah has dedicated training and unique experience in the prevention, diagnoses, and treatment of eye diseases, as well as visual development, and vision care in children. He has an impressive professional journey that spans four years and has expanse knowledge and unrivaled expertise in abnormal eye movement and nystagmus, complex strabismus and ptosis, craniosynostosis and craniofacial disorders, inflammatory optic neuropathy, demyelinating diseases, pediatric multiple sclerosis, Acute Demyelinating Encephalomyelitis (ADEM), hereditary and toxic optic neuropathy, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, neurofibromatosis and phacomatoses, optic nerve disorders and optic nerve hypoplasia, pediatric neuro-ocular genetics, pediatric electrophysiology, pediatric retinal dystrophies, and pediatric intracranial and infiltrative tumors. Throughout his many years of experience, he has upheld a steadfast commitment to the ethical and professional standards of his practice, as evidenced by his sterling record, and ensures an impeccable degree of patient satisfaction in all facets of his work. For more information about Dr. Veeral S. Shah, please visit https://www.texaschildrens.org/find-a-doctor/veeral-shah-md-phd.
Veeral S. Shah, MD, PhD, attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and was awarded his medical degree in 2008. His internal medicine internship was served at Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania (2008-2009), which was followed by his ophthalmology residency conducted at The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine/ the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Eye Center – Eye and Ear Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (2009-2012), where he was awarded the Keverline Service Award for Ophthalmology Excellence, the University of Pittsburgh Basic Science Research Award, and the AUPO Research Fellowship Award. Dr. Shah is fellowship trained in clinical neuro-ophthalmology at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute affiliated with the prestigious University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Florida (2012-2013), where he was honored with the Bascom-Palmer Eye Institute Fellow of the Year Award. Dr. Shah further completed a clinical pediatric ophthalmology fellowship at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2013-2014) and received board certification in ophthalmology from the American Board of Ophthalmology. For more information about Dr. Veeral S. Shah, please visit https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/547886-Veeral-Shah-ophthalmologist-Miami-FL-33136.
Dr. Veeral S. Shah remains at the forefront of his challenging specialty via memberships and affiliations with prestigious professional societies and associations, such as the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the International Society of Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision, and the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society. Moreover, he attained fellowship of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and fellowship of the American Academy of Pediatrics. In addition to his medical degree, Dr. Shah holds a PhD in Neuroscience acquired at the University of Pittsburgh/The Center of Neuroscience, as well as a Summa Cum Laude with Honors Bachelor of Science degree in Philosophy and Neuroscience obtained at the University of Pittsburgh, where he was awarded the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) fellowship. As a result of his outstanding performance in the fields of pediatric and adult ophthalmology and neuro-ophthalmology, The International Association of HealthCare Professionals (IAHCP) has selected Veeral S. Shah, MD, PhD, to be featured in the premier publication of The Leading Physicians of the World. Moreover, he was honored with the Patients’ Choice Award (2016, 2017, 2018) and the Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2017, 2018) by vitals.com. He dedicates his spare time to traveling and playing the piano. For more information about Dr. Veeral S. Shah, please visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/veeral-shah-b873226/.
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