About Omar Shakir, MD, MBA

About Dr. Shakir

Board-certified ophthalmologist Omar Shakir, MD MBA, brings more than half a decade of experience in eye care to Coastal Eye Surgeons, located in Greenwich, Connecticut, serving patients throughout Fairfield County.

Dr. Shakir is the founding partner of Coastal Eye Surgeons and specializes in cataract and vitreoretinal surgery. He is also a Clinical Instructor at Yale University. Dr. Shakir obtained his Doctor of Medicine from Albany Medical College in Albany, New York, followed by an internship at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. He subsequently completed a residency at the University of Florida followed by a two-year vitreous and retina surgery fellowship at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. 

Dr. Shakir grew up in Florida near Cape Canaveral on the Space Coast. Before pursuing a career in ophthalmology, he played Division III college baseball at Union College in Schenectady, New York.

At Coastal Eye Surgeons, Dr. Shakir provides a boutique-style setting that features the latest technologies and always puts patients first. He performs most treatments in office and tailors care to each individual’s unique health history and concerns. 

Dr. Shakir and the team provide a full suite of optical services, including treatment for cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, dry eyes, glaucoma, macular degeneration, floaters, cornea problems and eye allergies. He also offers laser cataract surgery, retinal surgery and cosmetic eyelid surgery.

To receive the best, most comprehensive ophthalmic care for you and your family, partner with Dr. Shakir and the team at Coastal Eye Surgeons. Call the office or click the online booking tool to request your consultation today. 

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Words from our patients

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    "Dr. Shakir, his staff, and environment rank on the top shelf. I highly recommend for your retina & cataract issues."

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    "Great experience. State of the art equipment. Excellent and caring bedside manner. I'm so glad we found Dr. Shakir."

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    "My exam and history was very thorough. I was presented with conservative as well as alternative solutions for my condition. My expectations were vastly exceeded."

    John F.
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    "He went above & beyond to make arrangements for my surgery to be scheduled immediately. The office is state of the art and the equipment is of the latest technology "

    Irene F.
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    Dr. Shakir made me feel very comfortable and addressed all my concerns. Very professional and friendly atmosphere. Would highly recommend to anyone needing eye surgery.

    Frank B.
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600 W. Putnam Ave, Lower Level
Greenwich, CT 06830
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