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Shafiq Jivanjee, M.D., F.A.A.O.

Shafiq Jivanjee, M.D., F.A.A.O., is a board-certified glaucoma specialist who brings many years of experience to Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region. After graduating from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA, Dr. Jivanjee pursued internship training at St. Vincent’s Medical Center at Yale University in internal medicine, followed by an ophthalmology residency at the Albany Medical Center.

Intrigued by the complex and multifactorial nature of glaucoma, he chose to enhance his knowledge by undertaking further study and surgical training as a glaucoma fellow at the renowned New York-Presbyterian Hospital at Cornell University in Manhattan, N.Y.

Following his formal training, Dr. Jivanjee entered private practice, gaining valuable real-world experience in cataract and glaucoma surgeries, both standard and complex, using the latest techniques and technologies to provide patients with the best care.

Glaucoma continues to be a leading cause of irreversible blindness when unrecognized and untreated. Dr. Jivanjee is devoted to bringing the best in treatment and education to his patients, sparing them from devastating vision loss often associated with glaucoma. To that end, he is committed to offering various medical and surgical options for glaucoma which are often considerably less invasive, more effective, and speedier in recovery than traditional techniques to our patients in the Capital Region.

He is fluent in English, Hindi & Gujarati.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION & RESEARCH

Dr. Jivanjee is especially interested in international health and has been a part of multiple research studies. He has been published in scientific journals including Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science and Ophthalmic Surgery and Lasers.

Dr. Jivanjee is a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), and the American Glaucoma Society (AGS).

Practicing At Our Locations In

  • Albany
  • Clifton Park
  • Schenectady
  • Schodack
  • Troy

Working With

  • Glaucoma Diagnosis, Treatment & Surgery
  • Glaucoma Management