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Dr. Omar Shakir, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery* Age 38
Dr. Omar Shakir, MD
5.0 (15 Ratings)

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Dr. Omar Shakir, MD is a Vitreoretinal Disease Specialist in Greenwich, CT.
Dr. Omar Shakir, MD
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Dr. Omar Shakir, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery* Age 38
Greenwich, CT
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Dr. Omar Shakir, MD is a Vitreoretinal Disease Specialist in Greenwich, CT.

About

Dr. Omar Shakir, MD is a Vitreoretinal Disease Specialist in Greenwich, CT. They studied at Union College. They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Greenwich Hospital, Yale New Haven Hospital and Stamford Hospital. At present, Dr. Shakir received an average rating of 5.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 15 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Shakir is board certified in Ophthalmology and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Astigmatism
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Cataract Removal Surgery
Astigmatism
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Cataract Removal Surgery
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Blepharoconjunctivitis
Cataract
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Chorioretinal Scars
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Dry Eyes
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Eye Infections
Eyelid Disorders
Farsightedness
Hordeolum
Iridocyclitis
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Nearsightedness
Optic Neuritis
Pterygium
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Dystrophy
Senile Cataracts
Stye
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Tear Duct Disorders
Trichiasis
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Vitreoretinal Surgery
Accommodation Disorders
Acute Endophthalmitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Anisocoria
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blepharitis
Blindness
Blocked Tear Duct
Cataract Surgery Complications
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Chalazion
Chronic Conjunctivitis
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Diseases
Corneal Erosion
Corneal Ulcer
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Cataracts
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Diplopia
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Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Drusen
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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Endophthalmitis
Exotropia
Eye Cancer
Floaters
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Foreign Body in Eye
Foveal and Macular Hypoplasia
Glaucoma
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Hyphema
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Keratitis
Keratoconus
Lagophthalmos
Lazy Eye
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Macular Degeneration
Macular Hole
Macular or Retinal Edema
Migraine
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Non-Magnetic Retained Intraocular Foreign Body
Ocular Hypertension
Periorbital Cellulitis
Pinguecula
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Presbyopia
Progressive High Myopia
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Retina Diseases
Retinal Artery Occlusion
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Detachment
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Retinoschisis
Staphyloma Posticum
Strabismus
Ulcer
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Vascular Disease
Visual Field Defects
Anterior Vitrectomy
B-Scan Ultrasound
Cornea Surgery
Excision of Chalazion
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Extraocular Muscle Surgery
Eye Examination
Eye Procedure
Eye Surgery
Eyelid Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Glaucoma Medical Therapy
Glaucoma Surgery
Glaucoma Treatment
Goniotomy
Humphrey Visual Field Test for Glaucoma
Incisional Glaucoma Surgery
Iridectomy
Iridotomy
Laser Cataract Surgery
Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
Ocular Prosthetics
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Pterygium Surgery
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Retina and Vitreous Surgery
Retinal Freezing (Cryopexy)
Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
Retinal Laser Surgery
Retinal Surgery
Retinal Testing
Strabismus Surgery
Sutureless Cataract Surgery
Vision Screening
Vitrectomy
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreous Surgery
YAG Iridotomy
YAG Laser Capsulotomy
YAG Laser Surgery
YAG Laser Therapy for the Anterior Segment
YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

Insurance Accepted

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  • National (BlueCard) PPO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Medicare
  • Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • United Healthcare

Locations

  1. 1 Coastal Eye Surgeons
    600 W Putnam Ave Lowr Level, Greenwich, CT 06830
  2. 2 Yale New Haven Hospital
    20 York St, New Haven, CT 06510
  3. 3 Fairfield Co Phys Ther & Sport Rehab
    50 Holly Hill Ln, Greenwich, CT 06830
    Monday
    08:00 - 18:30
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 12:30
  4. 4 Office
    40 Temple St Ste 3D, New Haven, CT 06510

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Nov 12, 2021
Very nice office and staff.Dr.Shakir is great at explaining your condition to you and what needs to be done to improve it.I came away from my visit feeling very comfortable and confident with my decision to have Dr.Shakir do the procedure.
Nancy — Nov 12, 2021
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About Me

Care Philosophy
  • Dr. Shakir spends time with his patients to explain diagnosis, reasons for certain tests, and what therapeutic options exist and why. He will walk you through surgery with a detailed explanation and attention to comfort and detail.

Care Philosophy
Biography
  • Dr. Omar Shakir, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Greenwich, CT. He specializes in Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery, Ophthalmology, and more.
Biography
Specialties*
Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
Ophthalmology
Cataract Surgery
Ophthalmic Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
    2013
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • University of Florida
    2016
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • yale University
    2018
Fellowship Hospital
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Frequently Asked Questions

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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Omar Shakir, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Shakir's profile.

Dr. Omar Shakir, MD is affiliated with Greenwich Hospital, Yale New Haven Hospital and Stamford Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Omar Shakir, MD holds board certification in Ophthalmology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Greenwich Hospital

    5 Perryridge Rd, Greenwich, CT

  • Yale New Haven Hospital

    20 York St, New Haven, CT

  • Stamford Hospital

    30 Shelburne Rd, Stamford, CT