NVISION Eye CenterSanket U. Shah, M.D.

Sanket U. Shah, M.D. is a board certified ophthalmologist with a specialization in medical and surgical diseases of the retina and the vitreous.
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Dr. Shah received his medical degree from the Seth G. S. Medical College and King Edward Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, India. He spent two years pursuing a research fellowship in ocular oncology at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, PA; and a second research fellowship in retina at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA. His training includes an internship in internal medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Jacobi Medical Center in Bronx, NY, followed by residency in Ophthalmology at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, IN, where he served as the chief resident and received several awards. He then completed his fellowship training in vitreoretinal surgery and medical diseases of the retina at the prestigious Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA.

Dr. Shah is Board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists. He has served as a co-investigator on several national clinical trials and participated in numerous research projects spanning topics including diabetic retinopathy, vitreoretinal interface abnormalities, macular degeneration, automated retinal image analysis, optical coherence tomography, uveal melanoma, and retinoblastoma. He has received the National Eye Institute travel grant to present his research.

Dr. Shah has over 35 peer-reviewed publications in national and international journals, 1 book chapter, and several abstracts, oral, video and poster presentations to his credit. He has served as a reviewer for articles in peer-reviewed journals such as Ophthalmology and the American Journal of Ophthalmology.

Surgeon Credentials
  • Education

    B.S., Physics, Chemistry and Biology - Ramnivas Ruia College, Mumbai, India

    M.D. - Seth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai, India

  • Board Certification

    American Board of Ophthalmology

  • Honors and Awards

    Late Sou. Saroj Bhalachandra Pai Paritoshik Award - 2004

    N.V. Gunjikar Pharmacy Prize - 2004

    2nd Place Award - Shirwalkar Examinations in Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry - 2005

    Sir J.R.D. Tata Scholarship - 2006

    Sir Ratan Tata Scholarship - 2006, 2008 and 2009

    AAO EyeWiki Resident and Fellow Annual Contest Winner - 2013

    Chief Resident - Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN - 2015-16

    Merrill Grayson Leadership Award - 2016

    David May II Fellowship Award - 2016

    National Eye Institute Travel Grant - 2017

    Abe Meyer Memorial Fellowship Award - 2017-18

  • Professional Training

    Internship, Preliminary Internal Medicine - Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

    Residency, Ophthalmology - Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

    Fellowship, Vitreorentinal Surgery - Stein Eye Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

  • Professional Affiliations

    American Academy of Ophthalmology

    Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) Certificate

Participating Locations
NVISION® Eye Centers – Lynn Eye - Thousand Oaks
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