Omar R. Shakir, MD,MBA

Specialty

Ophthalmology

Conditions & Treatments

Cataract Laser Surgery, Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Diabetic Eye Disease, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, Macular Diseases, Ophthalmology, Retinal Detachment, Uveitis


Phone
(203) 900-7911
Accepting New Patients

Biography

Dr. Shakir was born and raised on the Space Coast of Florida. He attended Union College where he played Division III College Baseball and was a Liberty League Scholar-Athlete. There, he majored in Political Science and Biology. Dr. Shakir completed medical school at Albany Medical College and was part of the prestigious Leadership in Medicine program. In medical school, Dr. Shakir earned multiple ophthalmology research awards and spent time at the Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins University doing world-class research. He furthered his medical training with internship at Johns Hopkins University and residency at the University of Florida. He then went on to complete a two-year Vitreous and Retina Surgery Fellowship at Yale University. Dr. Shakir is now the owner and managing partner at Coastal Eye Surgeons where he offers a high level of personalized eye care and surgery.

Gender

Male

Language(s)

English

Years In Practice

8

Locations

Education & Training

Education

Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

Internship

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

Residency

University of Florida, College of Medicine

Fellowship

Yale New Haven Hospital