Dr. Shafiq Jivanjee


Shafiq Jivanjee, MD, FAAO, is a board-certified glaucoma specialist who brings many years of experience to ECC-NJ.  After graduating Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Dr. Jivanjee pursued internship training at St. Vincent's Medical Center/Yale University in internal medicine in Connecticut followed by ophthalmology residency at the Albany medical center in upstate New York. Intrigued by the complex in multifactorial nature of glaucoma, he chose to enhance his knowledge by undertaking further study and surgical training as a glaucoma fellow at the remount New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell university in Manhattan, NY.

Following his formal training, Dr. Jivanjee practiced in various parts of the country gaining valuable experience in cataract and glaucoma surgeries, both standard and complex, using the latest techniques and technologies to provide patients with the best care. Glaucoma continues to be a leading cause of blindness when unrecognized and untreated. Dr. Jivanjee is devoted to bring in the best in treatment and education to his patients, sparing them from devastating vision loss. To that end, he’s committed to bringing various surgical options and glaucoma which are considerably less invasive, more effective, and speedier in recovery than traditional techniques to our patients in NJ. Dr. Jivanjee, along with other surgeons at ECC-NJ, is proud to offer these options. He is fluent in English, Hindi & Gujarati.