Raza M. Shah MDVitreo-Retinal Specialist, Maryland Retina Institute, Olney, Maryland
Raza M. Shah, MD is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO) as well as subspecialty trained by an Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO) accredited fellowship. He specializes in diseases of the retina, macula, and vitreous. A Pennsylvania native, Dr. Shah attended college at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. He later earned his medical degree at Drexel University College of Medicine and remained there to pursue his residency in Ophthalmology where he was also honored to serve as Chief Resident. Dr. Shah then pursued his fellowship training in vitreoretinal surgery at the Associated Retina Consultants in Phoenix, Arizona.
Dr. Shah has been privileged to author or co-author over 40 book chapters and topics as well as publish scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals. He has been invited to lecture both physicians and students on current clinical issues. As a resident, he received multiple honors including Intern of the Year, Resident of the Year, and the Golden Apple for Teaching by the College of Medicine. He was even bestowed with Hahnemann University Hospital’s highest award for training physicians – “Excellence in Clinical Practice for a Fellow, Resident, or Intern.” Dr. Shah enjoys all aspects of retinal disease, but has particular interests in the management of acute, subacute, and chronic retinal disorders including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and complex retinal detachments. Dr. Shah is a member of the American Society of Retinal Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Conflict of Interest in Choice of Anti-VEGF Agents
- On-Call Examinations for Acute Onset of Flashes, Floaters, or Curtain by Junior Ophthalmology Residents
- Principal Cause of Poor Visual Acuity Following Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration
- Outcomes of Anti-VEGF Treatment for Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration
- Predictors of Normal Visual Acuity Following Anatomically Successful Macular Hole Surgery
- Microaneurysms Visualization With FA vs OCTA
- Effect of Panretinal Photocoagulation on Corneal Sensation and Tear Function in Diabetic Retinopathy
- Antivascular Endothelial Growth Factor Therapy Does Not Increase the Risk of Traction Retinal Detachment in Eyes With Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
- Optical Coherence Tomography-Based Consensus Definition for Lamellar Macular Hole
- Anatomic and Visual Outcomes of Phakic Retinal Detachment Treated With Scleral Buckle, PPV, or PPV/Scleral Buckle