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Syed Mahmood Ali Shah, M.B.B.S., M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology


Languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu

Expertise: Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, Ophthalmology, Retina, Medical Diseases, Retina, Surgical Diseases, Retinitis Pigmentosa

Research Interests: Genetic epidemiology; Bioinformatics and genotype-phenotype variations in heredity; Retinitis pigmentosa; Macular degeneration

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Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute
Appointment Phone: 410-955-3518

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Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute - Bel Air
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Dr. Shah is an assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute. He specializes in the medical and surgical management of vitreoretinal diseases, including macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. His research interests are in genetic epidemiology, bioinformatics and genotype-phenotype variations in heredity and acquired retinal degenerations, including retinitis pigmentosa and macular degeneration.

He received his medical degree from The Aga Khan University in Pakistan and completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Flaum Eye Institute, University of Rochester in Rochester, NY. He completed a vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute prior to joining the faculty. more


  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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  • MBBS, Aga Khan Medical College Aga Khan University (2000)


  • University of Rochester Medical Center / Ophthalmology (2012)

Board Certifications

  • Pending/Scheduled / Ophthalmology

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