About This Doctor

Marwa A. Adi

Location(s)

5454 Wisconsin Ave.
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

711 Wayne Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910

1145 19th St., NW
Washington, DC 20036

Specialty

Ophthalmology

Special Interests

Special interest in cornea , cataract, laser vision correction

Hospital Affiliations

  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Dr. Adi is an experienced cataract, corneal and refractive surgeon. She offers laser vision correction and ICLs for patients who seek independence from glasses. She also offers multifocal lenses (ReSTOR, Tecnis). Dr. Adi has expertise in complex cataract surgery and advanced laser cataract surgery (LenSx). She has extensive experience in the restoration of eyes with dislocated intraocular lenses. As an early adapter of lamellar corneal surgery, she began performing DSAEK for Fuchs’ dystrophy and DALK for Keratoconus in 2006. She continues to volunteer in teaching residents cataract surgery and received the prestigious Teacher of the Year award from the Georgetown University Ophthalmology Residents in 1998.

Education University of Florida, Gainesville, FL – Fellowship in Cornea and External Diseases

George Washington University, Washington, DC – Ophthalmology Residency

George Washington University, Washington, DC, Research Fellow in Ophthalmology

University of Damascus School of Medicine, M.D.

Academic Appointments and Affiliations Diplomat, American Board of Ophthalmology 1990

Georgetown University Medical Center, Assistant Clinical Professor

Washington Hospital Center, Senior Attending

American Academy of Ophthalmology, Fellow

American College of Surgeons, Fellow

American Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Member

Past President at the Washington Academy of Ophthalmology

Medical Director of the Eye Surgery Center, Ltd.

Awards Georgetown University’s Teacher of the Year, 1997-1998, Ophthalmology

Washingtonian Magazine – Top LASIK Surgeons

Dr. Marwa Adi was recently interviewed by WMAL Radio and other media.

Languages Fluent in English, Arabic, French, and Spanish