About This Doctor

Maria Scott


7901, 2002 Medical Pkwy # 320, Annapolis, MD 21401Washington, DCWashington, DC



Special Interests

Special interest in Cataract Surgery, LASIK, Raindrop Near Vision Inlay

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • CareFirst BCBS
  • ChampVA
  • Cigna
  • Johns Hopkins EHP
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Priority Partners
  • Tricare for Life
  • Tricare Standard & Prime (out of network)
  • UMMS Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Hospital Affiliations

  • Anne Arundel Medical Center
  • Washington Hospital Center

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Dr. Maria C. Scott is the founder and medical director of Chesapeake Eye Care and Laser Center and the medical director of TLC Laser Eye Center Annapolis. One of the nation’s most respected cataract surgeons, the number of surgeries she has performed places her among the top cataract surgeons in the mid-Atlantic region and in the top 10 percent of cataract surgeons in the country. A board certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Scott’s experience, skill and personal demeanor have earned her great respect among patients as well as colleagues in the medical community.

Dr. Scott’s passion to improve her patients’ quality of life is evident throughout every aspect of the practice. Always ahead of the curve, she is often the first to offer new techniques and treatments to her patients. Recognized as a leader in her industry, she trains and supervises other ophthalmologists in laser vision correction and hosts symposiums throughout the year in order to keep her colleagues abreast of the latest ophthalmic treatments. She is an attending surgeon at Anne Arundel Medical Center and Washington Hospital Center, and shares her experience with other practices around the country.

A graduate of Philadelphia’s Jefferson Medical College, Dr. Scott is a member of the prestigious Society for Excellence in Eyecare, an organization of eye care specialists personally selected and recognized for their leadership and innovation. She is a member of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Women Leaders, Women in Ophthalmology and the American College of Eye Surgeons. Since 2011, she has served on the board of directors of the Anne Arundel Medical Center Foundation and is a member of the Jefferson Alumni Executive Committee. Dr. Scott is the Vice President of Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society Board of Directors. She is a Counselor for the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of the Collaborative Care Network Membership Committee.

Accolades from peers in the medical community as well as from patients have brought Dr. Scott numerous awards, including What’s Up? Annapolis “Top Doc” honors, The Capital Gazette’s “Reader’s Choice for Ophthalmology”, Bay Weekly’s “Best of the Bay – Best Place for LASIK”, and the Vitals’ “Patients’ Choice for Top Ophthalmologist.”


Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, Department of Ophthalmology, Chief Resident

Jersey Shore Medical Center, Neptune, NJ, Internship

Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, M.D.

Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, B.S.


American Academy of Ophthalmology

American College of Eye Surgeons

American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons

American Society of Progressive Enterprising Surgeons

Cedars/Aspens – Key Opinion Leader

Ophthalmic Women Leaders

Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society – Vice President

Society for Excellence in Eyecare

Women in Ophthalmology


American Academy of Ophthalmology Board of Directors

Anne Arundel Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors

Former Board Member of BankAnnapolis

Jefferson Alumni Executive Committee

Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society Board of Directors