Ismail Shalaby, M.D., Ph.D. is a Board-Certified ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon at Levin Eyecare. Dr. Shalaby uses the most advanced and up to date techniques in cataract surgery including LASER ASSISTED, Clear Cornea Topical (no injection) no stitch surgery. He uses the most advanced lens implants to achieve GLASSES FREE OUTCOMES AFTER CATARACT SURGERY. Dr. Shalaby is also trained to manage and treat a range of other eye conditions, including Glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, dry eye disease, and age-related macular degeneration.

Ismail Shalaby, M.D., Ph.D. of Levine Eyecare


Dr. Shalaby earned his Doctor of Medicine at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and then finished his ophthalmology residency at the Jonas Friedenwald Eye Institute at the University of Maryland. He also earned his PhD in Pharmacology from The University of Chicago.

In addition to his experience and training, Dr. Shalaby is also certified to utilize the latest advancements in glaucoma treatment by using micro-stents in combination with cataract surgery. He is also a dry eye specialist and has earned a certification from the Dry Eye Center of Excellence to use intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy to treat and manage dry eye symptoms that are caused by blockage of the meibomian glands.

Dr. Shalaby is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Maryland where he teaches Residents and Medical students Ophthalmology. He is also involved in Clinical Research and has published over 80 Papers and Abstracts, as well as Books and Book Chapters.


Dr. Shalaby offers a full range of services and specialties, including:

  • Cataract surgery
  • Dry eye treatment and management
  • Intense pulsed light (IPL) treatment
  • Glaucoma surgery and management
  • Eye disease treatment, management, and surgery



Patricia Hutsell
Patricia Hutsell
October 14, 2023
The Levin Eyecare doctors/staff are professional, experienced, and trustworthy. I received top notch care and the result of my exam was communicated thoroughly and compassionately. I whole heartedly recommend Levin Eyecare for all your vision needs!
Victoria Kadiri
Victoria Kadiri
October 12, 2023
Quick services, detailed diagnosis, respect for clients, fine frames and clean environment, so I recommend Levin Eyecare to anyone looking for good eye clinic to use.
Sharon Burge
Sharon Burge
October 11, 2023
Love Dr Karl Malicdem. He is so thorough and explains everything to you so you can totally understand what is going on.
Victoria Glose
Victoria Glose
October 10, 2023
The staff are inviting, attentive. The Dr.s are personable, discuss any changes in your vision in patient friendly terms.
John Shuler
John Shuler
October 3, 2023
Felt that Dr Richard Levin was competent and answered all my questions.
Allan Levine
Allan Levine
October 3, 2023
Great service. Always timely. Spotless office. Great doctors.
Benjamin Munoz III
Benjamin Munoz III
October 2, 2023
Fast, friendly, and affordable.
Tori Prosser
Tori Prosser
October 1, 2023
Great customer service!
Khal Jokhadar
Khal Jokhadar
September 30, 2023
Professional staff and clean facility.. It was a great experience!


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