Shamik Bafna, M.D.

Shamik Bafna, M.D.


Dr. Bafna is a board certified ophthalmologist who completed a one year fellowship in cornea and refractive surgery after his ophthalmology residency. He has extensive experience treating laser vision correction patients. He has published and presented several peer-reviewed papers in ophthalmology including two chapters on laser vision correction. He has received numerous honors including the prestigious Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship Award.

In addition, Dr. Bafna has a unique perspective in treating his patients having had the LASIK procedure himself. Dr. Bafna currently resides with his wife and two children in the greater Cleveland area. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling and has visited over 25 countries.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors 2016 | Shamik Barna, M.D.Ohio Doctor Badge 2020
Dr. Bafna was recently announced as a Top Doctor in 2020 by OH TopDocs and a Top Doctor by Castle Connolly in 2016!


  • Elyria Memorial Hospital
  • University Hospital-Bedford
  • Lakewood Hospital



  • University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, Michigan, BS, 1989
  • University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, Michigan, MS, 1991


  • University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, Michigan, Doctor of Medicine, 1992


  • Baylor College of Medicine/Cullen Eye Institute
    Houston, Texas 1993-1996


  • Boston, Massachusetts
    New England Eye Center
    Cornea & Refractive Surgery 1996 – 1997


  • Ohio Medical License
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners


  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology


  • Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship Award
  • Taylor Lions Club Ophthalmology Scholarship
  • Fight for Sight Research Fellowship
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