As physicians, communicating verified, up to date information to patients is a vital part of our job. It is exciting to share Verywell’s aspiration to empower patients by providing access to medically relevant and truthful educational materials and resources.
Ami A. Shah, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in oculofacial plastic and orbital surgery, and is a practicing clinician located in the Bay Area, California. Currently, she works for Kaiser Permanente, consults for healthcare tech, and is the owner and founder of one of the Bay Area’s first mobile aesthetic practices. Dr. Shah has authored various medical publications, lectures nationally, mentors physicians, and trains physicians interested in mastering aesthetic injectables.
Dr. Shah received her bachelor's degree from the University of Alabama in Birmingham with a degree in biology. She graduated as the youngest physician in her class after gaining admission into the University’s early medical school acceptance program. After a transitional year at West Suburban in Oak Park, Illinois, Dr. Shah completed her post-graduate training in ophthalmology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee and furthered her skill set by completing advanced training in oculofacial plastic and orbital surgery at Stanford University.
Verywell Health, a
Dotdash Meredith Brand,
is an award-winning online resource for reliable, empathetic, and up-to-date health information on medical
topics that matter most to you. We reach more than 300 million readers annually. Verywell Health content is
fact checked and reviewed by our
Medical Expert Board
for accuracy and integrity. Learn more
By clicking “Accept All Cookies”, you agree to the storing of cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts.