Dr. Ankoor R. Shah graduated Summa Cum Laude with a dual degree in healthcare management and biology from the Wharton School and the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, respectively. He earned his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, where he focused his research efforts on age-related macular degeneration and earned the opportunity to complete the prestigious Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship. He performed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania Scheie Eye Institute, where he was awarded the Medical Student Teaching Award for his dedication and excellence in teaching. He went on to complete an adult and pediatric surgical vitreoretinal fellowship at the renowned William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Over his career, Dr. Shah has received numerous prestigious honors, most notably the Rose Award, Dean’s Day Research Award, and Behrens Memorial Prize in Ophthalmology.
Dr. Shah has authored over 50 peer-reviewed scientific papers, book chapters, and presentations at national meetings. His research focus has been on age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, venous occlusive diseases, and pediatric vitreoretinopathies, with surgical interests in retinal detachments, macular holes, and scleral fixation of intraocular lens implants. Dr. Shah is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.
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