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Dr. Shaw is a fellowship trained, board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in cataract surgery, refractive surgery (LASIK), and corneal disease and transplantation. His practice also includes diagnosis and treatment for common eye diseases including dry eyes and glaucoma.
Dr. Shaw graduated from Duke University with a BS in biology and a minor in chemistry in 2001, and went on to receive his medical degree from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. He then completed a medicine internship at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and ophthalmology residency at Wake Forest University.
He also completed a cornea fellowship with the Eye Consultants of Atlanta specializing in complex cataract surgery, corneal transplants including DSEK/DMEK/DALK, and refractive surgery. Dr. Shaw was previously on faculty at the Wake Forest University Eye Center before entering private practice. He has co-authored numerous publications, participated in many clinical trials, and has spoken at state and regional meetings in the past.
He is an active fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, North Carolina Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, Cornea Society, and International Society of Refractive Surgeons.
Dr. Shaw grew up in Greenville, NC where his father is also a practicing physician. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, son, and their dog. His hobbies include travel, hiking, soccer, and fishing. He also enjoys playing the violin and has previously been a member of the Durham Symphony.
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