Howard Weiss

Dr. Howard Weiss

M.D., M.P.H.

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Areas of Care:

  • Glaucoma
  • Cataracts

Specialty: Glaucoma and cataract surgery

Dr. Weiss is a highly skilled glaucoma and cataract surgeon who has higher than a 50 percent referral rate. He is a fellow with the American Academy of Ophthalmology and teaches cataract surgery courses there for the continuing education of practicing ophthalmologists.

Dr. Weiss is also recognized as a fellow by the American Glaucoma Society and American College of Surgeons. He also frequently treats other doctors and surgeons. He also participates in studies sponsored by the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Weiss specializes in astigmatic and multifocal lens implants, including Restor, Crystalens, and Rezoom.

Dr. Weiss has pioneered two surgical procedures to treat elevated eye pressure:

  • Implantation of a drainage tube to treat advanced glaucoma
  • Reduction of eye pressure without entering the eye

These advances allow his patients to have a safer, quicker and more comfortable recovery.

Dr. Weiss teaches at the following academic institutions:

  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Consultant in Glaucoma
  • Georgetown University, Clinical Associate Professor
  • Washington Hospital Center, Glaucoma Review Board, Senior Attending Surgeon

Education

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

Academic Appointments and Affiliations

  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Consultant in Glaucoma
  • Georgetown University Medical Center, Clinical Associate Professor
  • Washington Hospital Center, Glaucoma Review Board and Senior Attending Surgeon
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Fellow
  • American Glaucoma Society, Fellow
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow

Certification

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Publications and Lectures

  • Twenty publications in peer-reviewed literature, 1985 – present
  • Eighty lectures at academic institutions, 1988- present

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