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Raza Murtaza Shah, M.D.
Specializes in: Adolescents (12-18 years), Adults (18+ years)
Expertise: Central Serous Chorioretinopathy, CMV Retinitis, Complications from Ocular Surgery, Diabetic Retinopathy, Endophthalmitis, Epiretinal Membranes, Macular Degeneration (Age-Related), Macular Holes, Myopic Degeneration, Ocular Trauma, Retinal Artery Occlusion, Retinal Detachment, Retinal Tears, Retinal Vein Occlusion, Retinitis Pigmentosa, Uveitis ...read more
Maryland Retina Institute LLC
2919 Olney Sandy Spring Road
Olney, MD 20832 map
Dr. Shah is an AUPO-fellowship trained ophthalmologist specializing 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.
Departments / Divisions
- Surgery at Suburban Hospital
- MD, Drexel University College of Medicine (2008)
- Hahnemann University Hospital / Ophthalmology (2013)
- Associated Retina Consultants (2015)
- Pending/Scheduled / Ophthalmology