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As an eye surgeon, Dr. Petelin is uniquely qualified. He received his medical degree from the University of Arizona and completed his Ophthalmology training at Emory University. Even more importantly, Dr. Petelin is one of only a handful of vision correction specialists fellowship trained in Cornea and Refractive surgery.

Locally, Dr. Petelin is recognized by his peers for providing top-level surgical eye care. He lectures frequently on topics pertaining to new technology and consults with valley doctors on difficult and challenging cases.

His practice has been a leader not only in The Valley but nationwide over the past five years. During that time, Center for Sight has earned a reputation for progressive surgical techniques and became a national leader in "flapless" surgical laser vision correction. This was quickly followed by becoming the second Valley practice to incorporate IntraLase LASIK and the first in Scottsdale.

Former team ophthalmologist for the Arizona Cardinals, Stanley Shorb, M.D., has been a recognized leader in Ophthalmology in The Valley for over 30 years. Dr. Shorb is fellowship trained and a recognized specialist in diseases of the eye and retina.

Dr. Shorb brings his vast experience to Scottsdale Center For Sight, as well as his unique background regarding treatment of conditions such as macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

Dr. Shorb specializes in retinal diseases and general ophthalmology. He has had a practice in the Phoenix area for more than 35 years.

Dr. Shorb received an A.B. degree from Hamilton College, an M.D. degree from Jefferson Medical University. He interned in the U.S. Army at Fitzsimons General Hospital in Denver and was a flight surgeon for the Army before entering the ophthalmology residency at Letterman General Hospital (U.S. Army) in San Francisco. He was then staff ophthalmologist at U.S. Army Headquarters Europe in Heidelberg, Germany, for three years, attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel in 1973. He then completed a retinal fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco, in 1974-75.

Dr. Shorb is a life member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and an examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology. He has been a TOP DOC in Phoenix Magazine many times and was the top ophthalmologist in a magazine in 2009.

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