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Howard S. Weiss

Ophthalmology

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Chevy Chase 301-657-5700 5454 Wisconsin Ave. #950 Chevy Chase, MD 20815 Directions →

Insurance Participation

BCBS PPO. CareFirst Traditional/Indemnity. CIGNA PPO. Coventry. GEHA. Kaiser Permanente HMO. MD-IPA. Medicare. NC PPO. OneNet. Optimum Choice. Tricare. United Health Care.

Hospital Affiliations

Georgetown University Hospital. Washington Hospital Center.

Additional Information

Special interest in cataract surgery with basic, astigmatism-correcting, and multifocal lens implants, laser eye treatments, glaucoma.

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About
Dr. Weiss is a highly skilled cataract and glaucoma surgeon. His colleagues consult him regularly for his expertise in surgery and laser treatment; more than 50% of his patients are referred to him by other physicians. Among his patients are other doctors, including other ophthalmologists who perform cataract and glaucoma surgery. He has repeatedly been an invited instructor at cataract surgery courses offered by the American Academy of Ophthalmology for continuining education of practicing ophthalmologists. His expertise with astigmatic and multifocal lens implants has provided improved vision and freedom from eyeglasses for many of his cataract patients.

His practice encompasses all of general ophthalmology and is complemented by teaching at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Georgetown University, and the Washington Hospital Center and by his involvement with two research studios sponsored by the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health.

Education:

Harvard University, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA– Fellowship in Glaucoma
Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA – Ophthalmology Residency, Chief Resident
Harvard University, Boston, MA – Master of Public Health
Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA – M.D.
Yale University, New Haven, CT – S.B., Magna Cum Laude

Academic Appointments and Affiliations:

Georgetown University Medical Center, Clinical Assistant Professor
Washington Hospital Center, Glaucoma Review Board, Attending Surgeon
American Academy of Ophthalmology, Fellow
American Glaucoma Society, Active Member

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