Bradford J. Shingleton MD

Cataract & Glaucoma Surgeon

Appointments 800-635-0489

About Dr. Shingleton

Contact Information

50 Staniford Street, Suite 600 Boston, MA 02114
24 Hour Emergency Contact: 800-635-0489

Office Contacts

Practice Manager: Kathi Jeffers
Surgical Supervisor: Melissa Moody
Administrative Assistant: Andrea Nespoli


Cataract & Implant Surgery, Glaucoma, Surgery of the Anterior Segment

Bradford J. Shingleton, MD, earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree at Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He received his Medical Degree with Honors from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Scholastic Honorary Society. He completed his residency in Ophthalmology through Harvard Medical School at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston, Massachusetts. Following residency training, Dr. Shingleton was awarded a Heed Foundation Fellowship in cataract, glaucoma and anterior segment surgery at the same institution and served one year as a consultant for the worldwide outreach programs of the International Eye Foundation.

Dr. Shingleton has a worldwide clientele and has treated rulers of foreign countries and Heads of State. His list of patients include United States Supreme Court Justices, United States Senators, United States Congressmen and Congresswomen, Presidential Cabinet Secretaries and multiple State Governors and Legislators. Dr. Shingleton has operated on clergy of all faiths, including well-known pastors, rabbis and Cardinals. He has operated on best-selling authors, including Pulitzer Prize winners and National Book Award winners. He has directed the care of multiple Nobel Laureates. He has operated on World War II war heroes from the greatest generation and has operated on Hall of Fame professional athletes in several sports, including Triple Crown winners. Dr. Shingleton remains in close contact with the business community and has cared for many Fortune 500 Chief Executive Officers and Presidents. He has operated on hundreds of colleagues in the fields of Ophthalmology and Optometry and thousands of other doctors, nurses and their families, including surgeons and internists from Boston's finest hospitals. He has been included as a "Best of Boston" doctor for more consecutive years than any other ophthalmologist.

Currently, Dr. Shingleton is a Surgeon in Ophthalmology at both the Boston Eye Surgery & Laser Center and the Cape Cod Eye Surgery & Laser Center and maintains clinical privileges at Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Tufts New England Medical Center.

Dr. Shingleton is a board certified Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and has received that society's Honor Award, Senior Achievement Award and Lifetime Service Award. He has served as President of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). As past Chairman of the Glaucoma Clinical Committee for ASCRS and as a member of the American Glaucoma Society and the American Academy of Ophthalmology, he has instructed thousands of ophthalmologists on how best to perform cataract, glaucoma and laser surgery. He has coauthored two major textbooks and has written more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles and chapters. He has given over 1000 scientific presentations worldwide. He also serves as team ophthalmologist for the Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins, New England Patriots and New England Revolution. Dr. Shingleton has been selected by his peers to be included in the Best Doctors in America. Boston Magazine recognizes him as one of the top ophthalmologists in the city and Dr. Shingleton is included in Who's Who in America.