George Shafranov, MD received his medical degree from First Leningrad Medical School of St. Petersburg, Russia.  He completed his internship through New York University Medical Center and his residency at Mt. Sinai Medical School. Dr Shafranov has also worked as the Director of Glaucoma and an Assistant Professor for the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Yale University in Guilford, Connecticut.

Dr. Shafranov completed his residency at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY. He has completed studies on Ocular Hypertension Treatment, as well as Advanced Glaucoma Intervention. Dr. Shafranov is well known for his time as Director of the Glaucoma Section of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Yale University.  He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and has been practicing the highest quality eye care and cataract surgery for decades. His breadth of experience, knowledge, and training is a major headline for health consumers and providers all over our state.

Dr. Shafranov is a world renowned expert on treating glaucoma, as well as being highly sought after cataract surgeon.

Dr. Shafranov is the author of several publications and papers.  He has participated in clinical studies as a site investigator for the ocular Hypertension Treatment Study through the University of Louisiana and the Advanced Glaucoma Intervention Study as a primary investigator through Yale University.

Dr. Shafranov has lectured at approximately 40 different Ophthalmology symposiums throughout the United States.  He is well respected in his field.

Albemarle Eye Center, PLLC and Precision Eye Care (AECPEC) are pleased to welcome Dr. Shafranov to our communities in Eastern North Carolina and to our practice family. He will be providing the same quality care that you have come to know and trust, from Albemarle Eye Center and Precision Eye Care. He will be welcoming patients in our Edenton, Elizabeth City and Kitty Hawk locations.  Albemarle Eye Center and Precision Eye Care are pleased to continue to raise the level of medical and eye care available to patients throughout eastern North Carolina.

The unprecedented growth of Albemarle Eye Center and Precision Eye Care since Dr. Jitendra Swarup bought the practice has increased the demand for eye care expertise here in eastern North Carolina.  Dr. Swarup has risen to the challenge adding to the already incredible talent at Albemarle Eye Center and Precision Eye Care. AECPEC easily touts the best staff in the state and keeps adding to this extraordinary group of gifted medical specialists.

Dr. Shafranov will be bringing his talents to the Edenton, Elizabeth City, and Kitty Hawk locations of Albemarle Eye Center, PLLC. Luckily the lure of the natural beauty of the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and the opportunity to work with other world renowned professionals such as Dr. Jitendra Swarup has allowed Albemarle Eye Center to attract Dr. Shafranov’s talents to our otherwise rural area.

When he’s not working hard to save people’s vision from Glaucoma, Dr. Shafranov enjoys reading, traveling and photography. He is excited to explore the areas around his new home in North Carolina.

Join us in welcoming a top notch addition to our staff of talented eye care providers, and be sure to call us today to schedule your appointment with Dr. Shafranov at 1-800-755-7535.


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