Meet your doctor

Carolyn Young Shih, MD, MBA

Specialty

  • Ophthalmology

Professional titles

  • Assistant Professor, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine

Gender

  • Female

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Affiliations


Professional biography

Carolyn Y. Shih, MD, MBA, MPH is the Director of Clinical Research and the Director of Refractive Surgery at the North Shore LIJ Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Shih received her undergraduate degree with double honors from Brown University where she was elected to become a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Subsequently Dr. Shih attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, where she received her Doctorate of Medicine. During medical school, she was named a Rifkind Research Fellow and received the Alvin Behrens Memorial Fund Award. Dr. Shih has also received a Masters in Business Administration and a Masters of Public Health from Columbia University.
She subsequently completed her residency at the Harkness Eye Institute at Columbia University and her Corneal and External Disease fellowship at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary. Dr. Shih specializes in corneal and external diseases and performs corneal transplants such as Penetrating Keratoplasty, Descemet's stripping endothelial Keratoplasty,, and Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty. She also performs cataract surgery and laser vision correction.
Dr. Shih has published her clinical research in peer-reviewed journals, authored book chapters and presented at national meetings. She is on the Medical Advisory Board for the New York Organ Donor and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the New York State Ophthalmology Society, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Practice Locations

Hospital affiliations

  • Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • North Shore University Hospital
  • Syosset Hospital

Professional titles & education information

  • Academic Titles
    • Assistant Professor, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
  • Board certifications
    • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Medical school
    • Columbia University School of Medicine
  • Internships
    • St Barnabas Medical Center
  • Residencies
    • Columbia University College-Physicians & Surgeons
  • Fellowships
    • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Insurance providers/plans accepted

  • AARP
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • Aetna
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • CIGNA
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • EmblemHealth / Connecticare / GHI / HIP / PerfectHealth / Vytra
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Empire BCBS
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Empire Medicare
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Fidelis Care
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Health Plus
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Healthfirst / MHI
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Humana Health
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • Local 1199
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • Magna Care
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Medicaid
    • Any Plan
  • Medicare
    • Any Plan
  • Medicare-Railroad
    • Any Plan
  • MultiPlan / PHCS
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Neighborhood Health Providers
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Oxford
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Liberty
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Tricare
    • Extra
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Prime
    • Standard
  • United HealthCare
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Wellcare of NY
    • All Plans