Brian M. Shafer, MD

Brian M. Shafer, MD is a cataract, refractive, cornea, and glaucoma surgeon serving all patients from the Greater Philadelphia area. He is the founder and CEO of Shafer Vision Institute a premier private practice located in Plymouth Meeting, PA. The mission of SVI is to provide university-caliber care in an intimate private practice setting. Dr. Shafer entered medicine to help provide meaningful improvements in quality of life by providing patients the care they need and deserve. As a refractive surgeon, he feels fortunate to be able to deliver on this motivation daily.

Dr. Shafer is kind, caring, and respectful of all patients. He thrives on personal connections with other humans and it is evident from the moment he walks into the room. As a patient, you can anticipate his utmost attention as he methodically and meticulously determines what your goals are and how he can best guide you to them. Most of all, Dr. Shafer is available. He does not rest until he takes you across the finish line, and he will let you know that he is there every step of the way.

Dr. Shafer is passionate about ophthalmology, and the only thing he loves more is his family. His wife, Morgan, is a veterinarian in Philadelphia. Together, they have a son Devin, 3 cats, and a dog. Dr. Shafer is an avid gardener and spends as much of his free time as possible fishing with his dad. The Shafer family is involved in international work, specifically helping to provide veterinary care to the animals of the Galapagos Islands via an organization founded by Morgan.


Shafer Vision Institute


633 W Germantown Pike Suite 100

Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462 USA

Telephone – 215-654-2020

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