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Advanced Family Eyecare, LLC – Dr. Simki Shah, OD

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Dr. Simki Shah


Dr. Simki Shah earned her Bachelors of Arts in Biology from Rutgers Unviersity in 1999 and her Doctor of Optometry from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2003. She then completed her primary care residency from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2004.

Her honors and awards include:

  • 2001 Recipient of Dr. Leslie Mintz Scholarship for academic excellence from New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians (NJSOP)
  • (2000-2002) 2002-2003 Golden Key International Optometric Honor Society
  • 1995-1999 Garden State Scholarship (Rutgers University)
  • 1997-1999 Golden Key National Honor Society (Rutgers University)
  • 1998 Patti Shinkle Memorial Award from NJ Chapter of American Red Cross
  • 2001 Certified CPR technician from American Red Cross
  • 2000-2002 Received academic excellence award from NOSA (National Optometric Student Association)

A proud member of AOA and NJSOP, Dr. Shah’s specialties include Dry Eyes, Ocular Nutrition, Glaucoma, Diabetic Eye Care, and Macular Degeneration. She is a Board Certified Optometrist.

Dr. Shah was born in India and moved to the United States when she was 8 years old. She grew up in New York City, and then moved to New Jersey at age 12. In high school, Dr. Shah volunteered at a hospital and really enjoyed her experience in the healthcare field. She observed how the doctors collaborate when treating patients. This experience facilitated her decision to make healthcare a career. Dr. Shah currently lives in Bergen County.

Outside of work, Dr. Shah participates in community service (i.e. Volunteer Eyecare for under served communities, health fairs), swimming, water  sports, family outings, and travel.

Dr Shah is married to a Podiatrist who practices in North Bergen and Jersey City, New Jersey. Together, they enjoy spending time with their twins.

Please note: we will open at 11 AM this Friday, July 31

At Advanced Family Eyecare, we are taking all precautions to provide a safe and efficient office environment for our patients and staff.

Some of the changes that have been implemented are:

* The ability to fill out all relevant office forms through a secure HIPPA compliant portal before your appointment.

* No forms, pens, or clipboards in the office.

* Check-in will be done remotely in your car via your phone- There will be no waiting in the office- We will have limited appointment booking to assure you will not be waiting long.

* Limited occupancy in office.

* No-touch temperature taking and COVID questionnaire of all persons entering office, including staff, twice a day.

* Masks required for all patients and staff and hand washing stations as well as hand sanitizer available throughout the office.

* Immediate initiating of testing when a patient enters the office.

* Shields for all appropriate equipment for additional protection.

* Disinfection of all rooms and items that may contact a patient after each encounter including all frames in the dispensary.


Please Fill Out The COVID-19 Questionaire PRIOR To Your Visit!