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

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Male  | Languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Centers & Institutes



The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-3518

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-3518

Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute - Bel Air

Appointment Phone: 410-893-0480

620 Boulton Street
Bel Air, MD 21014 map
Phone: 410-893-0480


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. more

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