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Dr. Andrew Shatz is a highly-respected, board-certified ophthalmologist with advanced training in topical, clear-corneal (“no-stitch”) cataract surgery, refractive lens exchange and phakic intraocular lens implant surgery. As a member of Alcon Laboratories speaker’s board and with more than 12,000 intraocular procedures performed over the past ten years, he is believed to be the Southeast’s leading implanter of the ReSTOR multifocal and Verisyse Phakic premium intraocular lenses. A national lecturer to both optometrists and ophthalmologists, Dr. Shatz sits on several clinical advisory panels. He often teaches his surgical techniques to other ophthalmologists in the country. His patients include many doctors and ophthalmic surgeons and he is frequently called upon by these colleagues to treat their most difficult cases.
Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, Dr. Shatz received a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honors from the prestigious McGill University and he attended the Medical College of Georgia, where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, Dr. Shatz completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Cornell/North Shore University Hospital and his residency in ophthalmology at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, where he was Chief Resident.
Dr. Shatz provides consultative and surgical services to his colleagues in ophthalmology, optometry and various medical specialties and has a patent pending on a surgical instrument to aid in cataract surgery. He is an assistant clinical professor at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, has been published in the Millennium edition of the Who’s Who in Medicine and has been recognized as one of the nation’s top ophthalmologists by the Consumer’s Research Council of America. Dr. Shatz is married and the proud father of three young boys.