Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Veeral Shah, who serves the Texas area at Texas Children’s Hospital – Clinical Care Center.
Specialty: Pediatric and Adult Brain Tumor
Bachelor’s: University of Pittsburgh
PhD: University of Pittsburgh, Center of Neuroscience
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Education: Dr. Shah graduated Summa Cum Laude with Honors with his Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience and Philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh. During his undergraduate education he was awarded the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) fellowship. He then his PhD from the University of Pittsburgh, Center of Neuroscience. Followed by his Medical Degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He was awarded the Keverline Service Award for Ophthalmology Excellence at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Experience: After obtaining his Medicine Degree Dr. Shah completed his preliminary internship at Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. He then completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. To continue his training he completed a Neuro-Ophthalmology fellowship at the University of Miami Bascom-Palmer Eye Institute in Florida followed by a Pediatric Ophthalmology fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. To remain up to date in his profession he remains a professional member of the following organizations, the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, International Society of Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision, and the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Association of Pediatrics.
Current Position: Dr. Shah is currently a Physician with the Texas Children’s Hospital. He is also an assistant professor with Baylor College of Medicine in the Department of Ophthalmology.
Ophthalmology: The specialization of the comprehensive medical and surgical care of the eyes and vision. Ophthalmologists are the only practitioners medically trained to diagnose and treat all eye and visual problems including vision services, glasses and contacts, and provide treatment and prevention of medical disorders of the eye including surgery.
Personal: When Dr. Shah is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife, traveling, and playing the piano.
Learn More about Dr. Veeral Shah:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/547886-Veeral-Shah-Ophthalmologist-Miami-FL-33136
His Texas Children’s Hospital profile https://www.texaschildrens.org/find-a-doctor/veeral-shah-md-phd, where he can be contacted at 832-822-3230, and is located in Houston, TX.
Or through his Baylor College of Medicine profile https://www.bcm.edu/people/view/veeral-shah-m-d-ph-d/4f282a1c-3851-11e4-a42d-005056b104be, where he can be contacted at (713) 798-9125, ans is located in Houston, TX.
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