Meet Asifa Shafi, O.D., M.S

Baltimore Washington Eye Center, Maryland

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Meet Asifa Shafi, O.D., M.S

Dr. Asifa Shafi is an Optometrist who joined Baltimore Washington Eye Center in March 2012 and is excited to be a part of the Baltimore Washington Eye Center family. A native New Yorker, Dr. Shafi completed her undergraduate degree with honors at Stony Brook University. She earned her Doctorate of Optometry at State University of New York (SUNY)- College of Optometry in 2005.  She then completed her residency in Hospital Care Medicine at the Baltimore and Perrypoint Veteran’s Administration Medical Centers in 2006.  She holds a Masters Degree in Vision Science which she obtained from the State University of New York College of Optometry and completed in 2010.  She worked with William H. Swanson Ph.D. and Mitchell Dul O.D., M.S. in extensive research on structural and functional correlations in glaucoma.  She has a published paper in the journal of Optometry and Vision Science in January of 2011.  She is currently pursuing becoming a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.

Dr. Shafi loves to examine patients of all ages from 0 to 100.  She has significant knowledge in pediatric eye care, contact lenses, diabetic eye care, glaucoma management, eye disease, and general eye health.  She has worked extensively with autistic children and adults with disabilities.  She is of Pakistani decent and speaks Urdu. She enjoys watching Ravens game on Sundays and you might see Dr. Shafi at many of the Farmer’s Markets in the Baltimore area.

Baltimore Washington Eye Center is a leading eye care practice serving the greater Baltimore and Washington, D.C. area staffed by a team of Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, Opticians, technical and administrative staff who provide eye examinations for adults and children, cataract surgery and intraocular lens implants (IOL), laser vision correction such as LASIK, diagnosis and treatment of cornea disease, care for diseases of the retina including diabetes and age related macular degeneration (AMD) and diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma as well as contact lenses, eyeglasses, eyewear  and optical services.

Baltimore Washington Eye Center is conveniently located for patients from Arbutus, Carney, Clarksville, Columbia, Dundalk, Edgemere, Essex, Ellicott City, Ferndale, Glen Burnie, Kenwood, Laurel, Linthicum, Lutherville, Millersville, Odenton Owings Mills, Reisterstown, Towson, Parkville, Randallstown, Rivera Beach, Pasadena, Severna Park, South Gate and Woodlawn Maryland.