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Syed Mahmood Ali Shah, MBBS

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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  • Wilmer Eye Institute Research


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


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.



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    • Aga Khan Medical College Aga Khan University (Karachi 74800 ) (2000)


    • University of Rochester Medical Center / Ophthalmology (Rochester NY) (2012)
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    Ophthalmologist Syed Mahmood Shah specializes in the medical and surgical management of retinal diseases. He treats degenerative diseases, such as retinitis pigmentosa and macular degeneration. Visit

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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-3518
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-3518
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    Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute - Bel Air
    620 Boulton Street
    Bel Air, MD 21014
    Phone: 410-893-0480
    Appointment Phone: 410-893-0480


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