Dr. Vipul C. Shah MD | Eye Care, Optical & Contacts
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Biography

Dr. Vipul Shah is a fellowship-trained subspecialist with extensive experience in cataract and refractive surgery, cornea and external diseases (including dry eye syndrome), and comprehensive ophthalmology in the Charlotte, NC and Monroe, NC areas. After his undergraduate degree at Duke University, he attended medical school and residency at the University of South Florida in Tampa, then completed a fellowship in Cornea and External Diseases at the University of Colorado’s Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute. He also routinely lectures at both the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons national meetings every year. In his spare time, he enjoys playing with his kids, spending time with his family and friends, playing tennis, and cheering on the Duke Blue Devils.


Education & Fellowship

Undergraduate
Biology, Duke University, 1998

Medical
University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL, 2003

Internship
Internal Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine, 2004

Residency
Ophthalmology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, 2007

Fellowship
Cornea, External Diseases and Refractive Surgery, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 2008


Associations & Memberships

Board Certified by:
- American Board of Ophthalmology, Diplomat

Member of:
- American Academy of Ophthalmology, Fellow
- American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
- The Cornea Society


Community Involvement

Dr. Shah discusses cataracts on WCNC's Charlotte Today.


Research

Techniques in Descemet’s Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK), Ultrathin DSAEK, Multifocal lenses

Taravella M, Shah V, Davidson R. Ultrathin DSAEK. International Ophthalmology Clinics: Corneal Transplantation in the 21st Century, 2013, 53(2): 21-30.

Shah, V. Reorientation of inverted endothelial graft during Descemet’s stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty. Cornea 2012; 31(9): 1075-1077.

Shah V, Russo C, Cannon R, Davidson R, Taravella M. Incidence of Nd:YAG Capsulotomy After Implantation of AcrySof Multifocal and Monofocal Intraocular Lenses: A Case Controlled Study. J Refractive Surg 2010; 26(8): 565-568.

Groden L, Shah V. Safe LASIK: A Primer. International Ophthalmology Clinics: Refractive Surgery, 2006, 46(3):83-90.


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