Tapan R. Shah, MD

Dr. Tapan Shaw, eye surgeon

Dr. Tapan Shaw, eye surgeon


2005 to Present
Conducted various clinical trials with Alcon and ORA

2002 to 2012
Avista Eye Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

2000 to 2002
Shearing – Westfield Eye Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

1992 to 1993
University to Michigan School of Public Health
Masters Program in Hospital and Molecular Epidemiology

1989 to 1991
University of Michigan Medical Center • Laboratory Research Assistant


Nevada Board of Medical Examiners – #9412
Nevada Board of Pharmacy – CS10248


Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmology
Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology
Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society

Books / Chapters
Shah, T, Fanous M, “Phacolytic Glaucoma,” In: E-medicine textbooks online
Books / Chapters
Shah, T, Eller A, “Laser through Opaque Media,” In: Review of Ophthalmology.

Presentation 1999
Shah, T, Kowlaski R, Gordon YJ, “Sufacetamide versus Polytrim: An In Vitro Susceptibility Comparison Using Bacterial Isolates From Conjunctivitis” (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL)

Presentation 1996
Shah, T, Hong AK Wandel T “Variance of Optic Nerve Head Measurements with a Laser Scanner” (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL)

Presentation 1991
Shah T, Wahl R, “Radio Nuclide Cancer Immunotherapy dealing with the Chemical Modification of antibodies by producing macromolecules to enhance the body’s natural immunological response to malignancy.” Senior thesis, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI


1997 to 2000
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center • Resident in Ophthalmology

1996 to 1997
Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh • Preliminary Internal Medicine Internship


1992 to 1996
New York Medical College • MD Degree

1991 to 1992
University of Michigan, School of Public Health Hospital and Molecular Epidemiology, Masters in Public Health

1987 to 1991
Kalamazoo College • Bachelor of Arts, Biology and Chemistry