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Dr. Amber Shah, OD

Optometrist

Professional statement

Specializing in optometry, Dr. Amber Shah is an accomplished practitioner serving the community of Brooklyn, NY. She earned her optometry degree from New England College of Optometry and treats a range of ocular conditions. Dr. Shah is fluent in multiple languages and culturally attuned to patients from various backgrounds, who enjoy having her as their physician. She can converse comfortably in English, Urdu, and Punjabi and is currently practicing in Plaza Optical Center (Williamsburg, Brooklyn) and Royal Optix Inc. Her philanthropic efforts extend to setting up a medical eye clinic in Najaf and Karbala, Iraq with the British based humanitarian aid organization: World Without Barriers. Dr. Shah is empathetic and receptive when addressing patient concerns. She is highly motivated to contribute to the success of a professional eye care practice. She is a strong communicator, comfortable developing patient rapport.

In-network insurances

  • 1199SEIU
  • AARP
  • ACE

Specialties

  • Optometrist

Practice names

Education and training

  • New England College of Optometry, Doctor of Optometry

Zocdoc awards

Rapid registration
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1346779147

Office locations

Plaza Optical Center

225 South 4th Street

Brooklyn, NY 11211

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Dr. Shah was professional and personable. She took time to answer all my questions and was extremely patient. Definitely recommend!
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So great! Very professional.
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She was extremely friendly, and so were the staff. They weren't pressuring fancy high priced frames onto me to make a sale. They were honest with their opinions and gave me a lot of options. The eye exam was great! Sheeven went over the stuff with me, and gave me some insight about my eyes and eyes in general. Very great experience. I am making that my go-to place.
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Wonderful.
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Dr. Shah was great! After a quick intake process with her office staff, I was seen in less than 15 minutes. She was extremely personable and asked me tons of questions about my life. We chatted while she completed my eyeexam. Overall, I would definitely recommend her office as she was extremely knowledgeable, kind, and competent.
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Dr. Shah was great! The regular exam portion was very quick, and she took the time to find the right contact fit, understand my habits and background, and explain the "why" behind everything in an understandable way.
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Lovee herr! Soo sweet and kind and definitely knows what she's talking about but the receptionist wasn't great and took there time
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It was great! Dr. Shah and her staff were very helpful! I would definitely recommend.
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DR. Shah has always been a delight to visit for an appointment. She’s very welcoming, upfront and honest. And will listen to any concerns you may have. Highly recommend.
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Dr. Shah was very kind and considerate in assessing my current eye prescription for contact lenses. The process couldn’t have been any more seamless than it already was, and will start regularly coming to her office for eye health check-ups.
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I had a bad experienced in this shop (it is not a doctor's office). I waited for more than 40 minutes and asked if the wait was going to be longer, for answer I was asked to wait more. No apologies,and very poor communication skills from the reception and the doctor. The shop opens at 12 and my appointment was scheduled at 12, it was already impossible for them to have me on time, and they also scheduled another patient at the same time. They also offered me extra priced services, which I did not appreciate. This place was my worse experience on Zocdoc, it shouldn't be listed as a health service.
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This appointment was for my 6 year old (first time going to the eye doctor after failing school vision exam) Dr. Shah was so great! So nice, informative and definitely got the feeling that she actually cares about her patients. My6 year old even hugged her at the end of the appointment! Thank you Dr. Shah!
Less than 3 months ago
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Dr. Shah and her staff were very polite and professional, they answered all of my questions and I felt like I received honest, quality care during my eye exam.
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I made an appointment at 12pm on a Thursday, which is when they open on Thursday’s. I had to wait 5-10 minutes outside before they let me in. It was my first time here so I was confused and a littleconcerned that I was going to have to wait long since the door was still locked when I arrived at 12, but it was not a long wait! The doctor was extremely knowledgeable, patient, and friendly. They have very up to date/ high tech equipment! No more annoying dilation eye shots to look at your retina! :) High recommend this doctor!! Will be returning for sure.
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Dr Amber is an amazing doctor. She Takes her time to explain, listens and cares for her patients.
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Dr. Shah was incredible. She was knowledgable and kind. I would highly recommend visiting her.
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she also have all the latest equipment! she was very professional and personal, I felt very well taken care of.
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I had to wait a bit to be seen - it seemed from what I overheard that a patient who was scheduled for just before me had her husband decide to just drop in and have an appointment too, and Ihad to wait for that to finish. Once I saw Dr. Shah though she was great - very personable and professional and she explained to me in a lot of detail what she saw in my eye scans, the change in prescription, and whether surgery would make sense for my eye condition. Overall good experience, I'll go back for my next exam.
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She’s an amazing doctor. Very professional and sweet. They see you right away and are patient with the entire process. Would definitely recommend!
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Dr Shah is very thorough and efficient. Her treatment of my condition exceeded my expectations.
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The optometrist was good but then i was treated unfairly when it came to paying for the glasses. I would not recommend this place to anyone. I was mislead when it came to insurance charges, when I called my insurance andthey to.d me the correct amount they were willing to pay plaza optical change the price allowing me to pay more out of pocket. With all that the insurance had added I would have had less to pay and they knew it all of a sudden they only give a certain discount to people without insurance, I went there with my insurance they knew I had insurance it was the first thing I gave to them. Be careful how you treat people.
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I thought Amber was a good and professional doctor. However, the actual Plaza Optical does not feel like a professional place. The technicians did not seem comfortable with the machines. They kept trying to upsell me on machines and test. Ittook me an hour to find out I have 20/20 vision. They asked for information on their forms that I knew was inappropriate. They asked me to sign blank forms. I felt as if I was being taken advantage of the entire time. It was really really weird. Not only am I not going to Plaza Optical again. I will never ever use Zocdoc again.
Less than 1 year ago
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Dr. Shah was helpful and patient. I would totally go to her again.
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Best doctor I ever met.
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All was very professional.
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Fantastic!!! Nice office, great consultation and they were able to find out a quick solution for my vision needs! Thank you!
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Lovely lady!
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Dr. Shah was very thorough and had excellent bedside manner. Highly recommended to anyone in the area.
Less than 1 year ago
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The Dr was awesome great bedside manner. The receptionist however was 10-15 min late to open up the office I was outside waiting it’s winter by the way. When she finally arrived She was kind of Rude didn’t seem happy to be there working.
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Dr. Amber is nice, warm, patient, and professional. But the receptionist is not warm.
Less than 1 year ago
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Very friendly,professional and helpful. Strongly recommend.
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Great hours and service, recommended
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Dr Shah was really pleasant, intelligent, thorough, and friendly. It felt like getting my eyes checked out by a friend (but like a friend who knows what she's doing!). All the equipment was modern and the office is cute, creative, comfortable.I came because something was up with my eye, not for new glasses, but did notice some seriously cute frames here too. And I can't say enough how great Dr Shah was!
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Overall great service, very sweet and professional. Everyone who worked here conducted themselves with professionalism. Happy customer.
Less than 1 year ago
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Very pleasant atmosphere, everything seems new and recently updated, staff if very polite, friendly and helpful, Dr. Amber Shah was very quick, thorough and comforting! Looking forward to picking up my glasses next week!
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She was nice, cool & professional.
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Dr. Shah was very kind and helpful
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