Marwa A. Adi

Dr. Marwa A. Adi

M.D., F.A.C.S.

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Areas of Care:

  • Refractive Surgery
  • Corneal Surgery
  • Cataracts

Specialty: Cataract, corneal and refractive surgery

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) and accommodative lenses ( Crystalens ) for cataract patients seeking the youthful ability to see near and far without glasses. Dr. Adi has expertise in complex cataract surgery and 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 is the principal investigator for the ongoing crosslinking study (CXL USA) for the treatment of Keratoconus at Washington Eye. She continues to volunteer in teaching residents about cataract surgery and received the prestigious Teacher of the Year award from the Georgetown University Ophthalmology Residents in 1998.

Education

  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.
    Fellowship in cornea and external diseases
  • George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
    Ophthalmology residency
  • George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
    Research fellow in ophthalmology
  • University of Damascus School of Medicine, M.D.

Academic appointments and affiliations

  • Georgetown University Medical Center, assistant clinical professor
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, fellow
  • American College of Surgeons, fellow
  • American Cataract and Refractive Surgery, member

Certification

  • American Board of Ophthalmology, board certified in ophthalmology 1990
  • University of Florida, fellowship in cornea and external diseases
  • George Washington University Hospital, residency in ophthalmology
  • George Washington University, research fellowship in ophthalmology
  • Washington Hospital Center, internship in general surgery
  • University of Damascus School of Medicine, doctor of medicine
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, fellow
  • American College of Surgeons, fellow
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, member
  • Georgetown University, assistant clinical professor
  • George Washington University, assistant clinical professor
  • Washington Hospital Center, senior attending

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.

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