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Shakeel R. Shareef, M.D.

Ophthalmology

Clinical Interests

Cataract Surgery; Glaucoma

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 273-3937

Office: (585) 273-3937

Fax: (585) 276-1189

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

Dr. Shakeel Shareef is a specialist who treats glaucoma, a disease that affects more than three million Americans, and complex cataracts. He offers patients the most up-to-date diagnosis and treatment options including medication and laser therapy as well as complex surgeries using topical anesthesia such as filtering procedures, tube-shunt implants and minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries such as the iStent. Because cataracts occur frequently in patients with glaucoma, Dr. Shareef also performs difficult cataract procedures with patients who may have small pupils, psuedoexfoliation or may have monocular vision due to glaucoma or other conditions

The glaucoma service is equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment offering computerized visual field testing, optic nerve imaging and other specialized imaging. In addition patients may be referred for retinal topography and analysis using the Heidelberg Retinal Tomograph.

Dr. Shareef is a graduate of New York Medical College where he also completed his residency in ophthalmology. He completed two fellowships at Washington University School of Medicine: the first in glaucoma research in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science and a clinical fellowship in glaucoma at Barnes Hospital.

Dr. Shareef is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is also a member of the American Glaucoma Society, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and a reviewer for Ophthalmology.

Dr. Shareef is now accepting new patients at the University of Rochester Flaum Eye Institute offices. The office is located at 210 Crittenden Boulevard.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology

Education

1987
B.A. | Queens College, CUNY
Chemistry

1988
Biochemistry | Queens College, CUNY

1992
M.D. | New York Medical College
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/1996 - 06/1998
Fellowship in Ophthalmology at Washington University School of Medicine

07/1993 - 06/1996
Residency in Ophthalmology at New York Medical College

07/1996 - 06/1998
Fellowship in Ophthalmology at Washington University School of Medicine

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Publications

Journal Articles

2006
Shareef S, Kolker, AE. "Challenging Cases: Resumption of Lactation Following Trabeculectomy". Glaucoma Today. 2006; .

1/10/2000
Neufeld AH, Shareef S, Pena J. "Cellular localization of neuronal nitric oxide synthase (NOS-1) in the human and rat retina." The Journal of comparative neurology.. 2000 Jan 10; 416(2):269-75.

11/1999
Shareef S, Sawada A, Neufeld AH. "Isoforms of nitric oxide synthase in the optic nerves of rat eyes with chronic moderately elevated intraocular pressure." Investigative ophthalmology & visual science.. 1999 Nov 0; 40(12):2884-91.

Books & Chapters

2005
Book Title: Eye Resident Research Handbook
Author List: S. Shareef, MD and others
Published By: Geisinger Medical Center Ophthalmology Dept.2005 in GMC, Danville, PA

2001
Chapter Title: contributor to the ophthalmology subsection - Review Questions for the examination.
Book Title: USMLE STEP 3 EXAMINATION
Author List: S. Shareef and others.
Published By: The Parthenon Publishing Group, New York2001

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