Dr. David Shiple comes to Ophthalmic Consultants of Vermont from his position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Rochester. Prior to his professorship, Dr. Shiple completed his undergraduate studies in Civil & Environmental Engineering at Cornell University. While working as a structural engineer, Dr. Shiple realized that a career in medicine was his calling and he enrolled at the University of Vermont to complete his premedical studies. He earned his medical doctorate from The Ohio State College of Medicine where he graduated Cum Laude and was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. After completing his ophthalmology residency at the University of Virginia, he continued with fellowship training in cornea and external disease from the University of Rochester. Throughout his training and during his faculty position, he has established a reputation as an excellent surgeon with a warm chair-side manner.
Dr. Shiple offers a broad range of services such as cataract surgery, diagnosis and management of glaucoma, laser procedures and comprehensive ophthalmology. As a cornea specialist, Dr. Shiple offers many corneal surgeries including endothelial and deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty, penetrating keratoplasty, Boston keratoprosthesis, pterygium excision, conjunctival surgery, and collagen cross-linking. He has experience with management of corneal dystrophies, the care and treatment of inflammatory, neoplastic, and infectious disease, and dry eye.
Dr. Shiple is very happy to return to Vermont with his family and appreciates the opportunity to earn your trust and confidence.