Sabah Shah, MD


Medical & Surgical Disease of the Retina
  • SightMD New York

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Year began practicing: 2014

Year joined staff: 2021


Albany Medical College, Doctor of Medicine Union University, M.B.A. in Healthcare Administration Union College, B.S. Biology and Latin American & Caribbean Studies


New York University, Ophthalmology Residency


Albany Medical College, Vitreoretinal Surgery & Uveitis Fellowship


New York Hospital of Queens

Teaching or Professional Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Albany Medical College
  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, New York University

Professional Memberships

  • American Diplomate – American Board of Ophthalmology
  • ASRS American Society of Retina Specialists

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • Resident Teaching Award for excellence in instructing surgical and medical techniques
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Travel Grant Award 2013
  • Albany Medical College Robert D. Reinecke Prize for Research in Ophthalmology 2010
  • Albany Medical College Dean’s Honorary Citation- Awarded to the academic top 1/3 of medical school class 2010


Dr. Sabah Shah is a highly skilled ophthalmologist specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of retinal diseases. Dr. Shah has always followed a legacy of surpassing expectations amongst her peers. Growing up in a family of doctors, Dr. Shah emulated the role of a physician as a medical healer. At the age of 17, she was only one of 18 high school students in the entire country accepted directly into medical school from high school. Having grown up on Long Island, she is excited to be able to serve her community. She enjoys meeting new patients and is passionate about being able to help restore vision and independence to those who need it.