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:
- Inverted Internal Limiting Membrane Flap Technique for Treatment of Macular Hole Retinal Detachment in Highly Myopic Eyes
- Anti-VEGF vs Photodynamic Therapy for Choroidal Neovascularization Secondary to Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
- Bariatric Surgery Does Not Prevent Diabetic Retinopathy Progression
- Cost-Effectiveness of Home-Based Monitoring in Age-Related Macular Degeneration
- Clinically Focused Genetic Testing for Inherited Retinal Disease
- Telemedicine for Diabetic Retinopathy Screening in Youth
- Ophthalmic Screening Insufficient Among Youths With Diabetes
- Microvascular Structures on OCT Angiography Correlate With Visual Acuity in Retinal Vein Occlusion
- Review of Geographic Atrophy Secondary to AMD
- Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonist Treatment in Bilateral Chronic Central Serous Chorioretinopathy