Dr. Birva Shah is a residency- trained optometrist specializing in pediatric optometry, contact lenses and general optometry. Her professional interests include management of strabismus/amblyopia, ocular disease and specialty contact lenses. In addition to her work at The Eye Specialists Center, Dr. Shah is also on staff at The University of Chicago Hospital. Dr. Shah earned her undergraduate degree at Loyola University in Chicago. She completed her Optometric training at the Illinois College of Optometry, where she later did her residency in pediatric/ binocular vision. Dr. Shah is an active member of the American Academy of Optometry, the American Optometric association and the Illinois College of Optometry. She is involved with the prestigious Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group, a collaborative network dedicated to facilitating multi-center clinical research and strabismus, amblyopia and other eye disorders that affect children. Dr. Shah has been, and continues to be, involved with various community outreach programs and vision screening.