Afshan A. Nanji M.D., M.P.H.

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Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology School of Medicine

Accepting new patients

4.8 out of 5 (693 Ratings, 217 Comments)


  • Ophthalmology

Special focus on

  • Corneal and External Diseases
  • Laser Vision Correction/Lasik


  • B.A., Princeton University, Princeton New Jersey 2002
  • M.P.H., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore Maryland 2008
  • M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore Maryland 2008
  • Residency:

    • Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Fellowship:

    • Cornea, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Miami, FL
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Ophthalmology


Dr. Nanji specializes in corneal and external diseases, ocular surface oncology, laser vision correction/LASIK, cataract and intraocular lenses. She has special interests in conjunctival and corneal tumors as well as in international ophthalmology. Outside of work, Dr. Nanji enjoys traveling, hiking, and reading.


  • English
  • Spanish

Patient Ratings

4.8 out of 5 (693 Ratings, 217 Comments)

The patient ratings score is an average of all responses to the question "How likely would you be to recommend this provider to your family and friends (on a scale of 0 to 10)" on our nationally-recognized NRC patient surveys.

Patient Comments

  • Dec 13, 2019


  • Dec 11, 2019

    Dr. Nanji is very professional and good at explaining procedures and answering my many questions. She is friendly and even though I know they are busy, I don't feel like she rushes me out of the office if I have questions.

  • Nov 16, 2019

    On time app’t , efficient, super staff, love our Dr.

  • Nov 15, 2019

    Excellent caring doctor. Answers all questions.

  • Nov 12, 2019

    Good listener. Explains clearly. Complete focus, shows empathy. Never rushes

  • Nov 08, 2019

    Always impressed with The Casey Eye Institute. Everyone is friendly and helpful.

  • Nov 08, 2019

    Dr. Nanji is a highly skilled and compassionate doctor. I’m very grateful to be in her care.

  • Nov 01, 2019

    She was very thorough, answered all of my questions and spent a lot of time with me.

  • Oct 30, 2019

    Dr. Nanji was wonderful. She answered our questions clearly and completely. She is smart and erudite.As an aside, having the font be light colored against the dim background makes it difficult for people with visual impairments to read.

  • Oct 30, 2019

    This provider is Amazing, She is very personable, easy to talk to, willing to answer all questions, and very generous with her time. I’m very fortunate to have her as my Physician.

  • Oct 25, 2019

    Very pleasant and efficient, put me at ease

  • Oct 25, 2019

    I find Dr. Nanji to be very, very skilled at what she does and she's very kind she's probably the best. I have numerous eye problems and she always makes me feel at ease and I would recommend her to anybody. She just a really kind lady and she does a great job. Thank you.

  • Oct 24, 2019

    Dr. Nandi is very personal, takes time to answer questions and thorough.

  • Oct 24, 2019


  • Oct 23, 2019

    just fine

  • Oct 23, 2019

    Dr. Nanji is friendly and respectful. She is also extremely knowledgeable and explains everything so clearly. Excellent doctor!

  • Oct 21, 2019

    Dr. Nanji is a great doctor who is responsive and listened to me and helped me out through the surgery.

  • Oct 20, 2019

    Gave me a sense of confidence in her knowledge and very willing to answer my questions.

  • Oct 20, 2019

    Dr. Nanji is a wonderful doctor. She has provided excellent care for me. She always provided me with detailed information and took the time to answer any questions I might have. I would highly recommend her to everyone.

  • Oct 19, 2019

    Dr Nanji is a great doctor & cares about her patients. My first appointment was 7/13/18. The cancer I had in my eye is gone thanks to her for prescribing Interferon Eye drops. I am into 3 mos check ups to make sure the cancer doesn’t return.

  • Oct 19, 2019

    She was helpful, thorough, and efficient.

  • Oct 19, 2019

    Dr. Nanji seemed well-informed about dry eye in re corneal health, and provided a plan of action that we both agreed upon. She explained all the medical science very well.

  • Oct 15, 2019

    the clinic/provider was running behind.

  • Oct 14, 2019

    Great as always.

  • Oct 08, 2019

    Very satisfied with the results with this provider

  • Oct 08, 2019

    Very nice all my questions were answered exam was fairly quick

  • Oct 04, 2019

    Really took time to explain the complications involved. Good explainer.

  • Oct 04, 2019

    Hi, I appreciate Dr. Nanji. I think she's very thorough. She answers questions. She's personable, as well as, knowledgeable. I would continue to go be her patient. Thank you very much. Bye.

  • Oct 04, 2019

    Dr. Nanji is very patient, and thorough in her examinations, and recommend whatever she thinks is best based on her assessment. She's been great to work with.

  • Oct 03, 2019

    Extremely competent and caring

  • Oct 03, 2019

    Thorough exam and explanation of recommended treatment plan

  • Oct 02, 2019

    Very happy with Dr Nanji !

  • Oct 01, 2019

    Professional and super busy

  • Sep 27, 2019

    I have complete confidence in Dr. Nanji’s skills and judgement.

  • Sep 18, 2019

    Dr Nanji is a wonderful, knowledgeable doctor that has saved my eye sight. She explains everything very thoroughly and is very kind, taking time to answer any questions that you have.

  • Sep 13, 2019

    She was friendly and seemed very knowledgeable and spent time to answer all of my questions

  • Sep 12, 2019

    My last three visits at OHSU I've had to wait quite a while anywhere from 20 to 40 minutes per visit to be seen and they're always running behind.

  • Sep 11, 2019

    Very prompt. Answered all questions. Excellent experience.

  • Sep 11, 2019

    I am very satisfied with Dr. Nanji she has a very good personality and she probably saved the sight in my eye by removing a tumor, a melanoma from my eye. I would highly recommend her to anyone that needs any Cornea surgery.

  • Sep 10, 2019

    I didn't have to wait long to be seen this time.

  • Sep 10, 2019

    Dr. Nanji was friendly, efficient, and caring I would recommend her anytime. She's wonderful.

  • Sep 09, 2019

    Dr. Nanji takes time to explain health issues, listens and takes time to answer questions.

  • Sep 06, 2019

    The doctor was very informative. She was very nice. She made me feel comfortable and all the nurses and everybody there was very nice.

  • Sep 05, 2019

    Had cataract surgery. Felt Dr and attendants handled visit from beginning to end in an extremely competent manner.

  • Aug 29, 2019

    Through examination. Clear communication. Professional demeanor. Never seems hurried.

  • Aug 29, 2019

    Dr. Naji is the best, absolutely the best doctor in the world. She takes very good care of my eyes.

  • Aug 29, 2019

    I had a good experience. Dr. Nanji and the staff are professional and friendly. I felt at ease being in their care.

  • Aug 29, 2019

    Great doctor

  • Aug 28, 2019

    Dr Nanji & nurse & staff people are wonderful!

  • Aug 24, 2019

    Dr. Nanji is a skilled surgeon. She answers my questions thoroughly and clearly. I feel very fortunate to be in her care.

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