Greenwich’s Premier Eye Practice
Coastal Eye Surgeons brings to Greenwich state-of-the-art eye care with a human touch. We offer cutting edge diagnostic equipment, lasers and surgical techniques but we remember that YOU come first. Our physicians and staff take the time to listen to you and treat you as a member of the family. Professional doesn’t have to feel cold and unemotional. The goal is to provide you with the highest quality eye care imaginable while making you feel at home. You will find that our boutique-style clinic goes much deeper than appearance. The least we can do is try to make you feel comfortable and informed while you put your trust in our skilled hands.
Omar Shakir, MD MBA
Dr. Shakir is the founding partner of Coastal Eye Surgeons. He is board-certified in Ophthalmology and Yale fellowship-trained, specializing in Cataract and VitreoRetinal Surgery. He serves as an Instructor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Yale University.
Highly personalized eye care and surgery is what he considers the pride of his practice. Dr. Shakir completed medical school at Albany Medical College and was part of the prestigious Leadership in Medicine program. In medical school, Dr. Shakir earned multiple ophthalmology research awards and spent time at the Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins University doing world-class research. He furthered his medical training with internship at Johns Hopkins University and residency at the University of Florida. He then went on to complete a two-year Vitreous and Retina Surgery Fellowship at Yale University.
Dr. Shakir was born and raised on the Space Coast of Florida. He left the Sunshine State after high school for the Empire State where he played Division III College Baseball and was a Liberty League Scholar-Athlete at Union College. As a Presidential scholar at Union, he graduated with honors in Political Science and Biology. Dr. Shakir lives with his wife Dr. Aniqa Anwar in Cos Cob. Dr. Anwar is a pediatrician with the Center for Advanced Pediatrics in Norwalk and Darien.
Mahsa Sohrab, MD
Dr. Mahsa Sohrab is a Board-Certified Oculofacial Plastic Surgeon specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids and surrounding tissues and non-surgical facial rejuvenation.
Dr. Sohrab attended the Barnard College of Columbia University, majoring in Biological Sciences. She graduated from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed a residency in ophthalmology at Northwestern University. She then went on to complete a prestigious two-year American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)-approved fellowship in ophthalmic plastic, reconstructive and orbital surgery at the world-renowned Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins University.
She served as director of Oculoplastics and Orbital Surgery Yale University from 2017-2019 prior to starting her own practice in Westchester and Greenwich, and is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Yale School of Medicine.
Dr. Sohrab is a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, a selective organization requiring successful completion of one of only 26 approved fellowship positions nationwide and separate written and oral boards for entry.
She currently resides in Westchester County and in her spare time, enjoys traveling and spending quality time with her family.