We focus on your eye care needs at MedStar Health
If you are struggling with eye or vision problems, our MedStar Health ophthalmologists and optometrists are here to help you see a healthier, happier future. Our expert clinicians can help you maintain good eye health by providing regular screenings, correcting vision impairments, and helping you find relief from the pain and discomfort that can be caused by eye conditions.
We offer cutting-edge technology and techniques, a broad array of multidisciplinary services, world-class facilities, and skilled physicians. As a teaching institution, our care team consists of attending physicians, fellows, residents, and medical students — all focused on providing the most up-to- date, evidence-based ophthalmic care for our patients.
MedStar Health ophthalmologists perform procedures and surgeries at convenient locations throughout the Washington, D.C., and Maryland area. We also provide our services in various settings to enhance patient outcomes. These include hospital-based operating rooms, specialized ophthalmology ambulatory surgery centers, Lasik center, and office-based procedure suites.
Our ophthalmology team also partners with the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center providing access to clinical trials and cutting-edge research. Our ophthalmology partnership with Georgetown University School of Medicine and the MedStar Health Research Institute also allows our team to contribute to, and benefit from, world-renowned research.
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Ophthalmology: Ask Dr. Lustbader
Dr. Jay Lustbader is the chair of Ophthalmology and director of cornea and refractive surgery at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Lustbader provides a variety of services from basic eye care to the most complex microsurgeries for cataracts and other disorders.
Dr. Mark Gonzalez, MedStar Eye InstituteMeet Mark Gonzalez, MD, of MedStar Eye Institute.