Dr. Chirag Shah, LASIK Surgeon


One of the most experienced LASIK surgeons in the area

Dr. Shah is a board-certified ophthalmologist with a specialization in corneal and refractive surgery.

Over the past two decades, Dr. Shah has performed over 70,000 vision correction procedures, including LASIK eye surgery, PRK, SMILE LASIK, cataract surgery, refractive lens exchanges, implantable contact lenses as well as premium intraocular lenses.

Laser eye surgery experience

Dr. Shah was previously the national medical director at The LASIK Vision Institute and national executive medical director at LASIK Plus. He founded LASIK Experts to provide more comprehensive, personalized and state-of-the art solutions to his patients needs than just simply offering LASIK and PRK with limited technology options that most corporate and individual facilities provide.

Apart from his in-clinic duties, Dr. Shah is also a teaching and attending physician at Wills Eye Hospital. He continues to teach the latest in surgical techniques to residents and future doctors.

Accomplishments and awards

Dr. Shah’s work has been recognized through numerous channels, including being honored as the top doctor in the field of ophthalmology by NJ Magazine every year for the past 10 years. Additionally, he teaches other physicians around the country on new techniques in laser eye surgery.


Rated New Jersey Top Doc multiple years in a row

Top Doctor 2019 - NJ Top Docs logo
Top Doctor 2020 - NJ Top Docs
Top Doctor 2021 - NJ Top Docs
Top Doctor 2022 - NJ Top Docs
Top Doctor 2023 - NJ Top Docs

Educational Background

Dr. Chirag Shah received his medical degree from Rutgers Medical School. He then completed a residency in ophthalmology at the New York University’s School of Medicine, and a fellowship and specialty training in cornea and refractive surgery at the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Shah performing surgery with the latest technology

Associations and professional memberships

  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons