Dr. Alex Melamud , MD

Ophthalmology

(703) 421-0931

The Retina Group Of Washington
21351 Ridgetop Cir Ste 140
Sterling, VA 20166

Overview

A graduate of Columbia University (Bachelor of Arts degree), Dr. Melamud went on to earn both his Master of Arts and Doctor of Medicine from Case Western Reserve University. His post-graduate education included an internship in Internal Medicine at the New York University Hospital and a residency in Ophthalmology at the Cleveland Clinic’s Cole Eye Institute, where he was elected to serve as the chief resident. He then completed a surgical and medical fellowship in Retinal Disease at the Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Melamud is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retinal Surgeons. He is licensed in Virginia, Maryland and Washington D.C. As a complement to his clinical care, Dr. Melamud is actively involved with research at both the national and regional level, acting as a principal and co-investigator in a number of clinical trials. He has over a dozen peer-reviewed publications, book chapters and abstracts to his credit and presents regularly at national and regional conferences. He is the co-director of the fellowship program administered by The Retina Group of Washington in conjunction with Georgetown University and the Washington Hospital Center, and serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Georgetown. Dr. Melamud has received several grants to pursue training and research, and has secured a U.S. patent for the development of a device for use during retinal surgery. Dr. Melamud has a passion for international volunteerism and regularly travels abroad to provide surgical care to patients in Africa, Asia and South America.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 19 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and Chinese

Education & Training

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine,Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 2001

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • George Washington University Hospital
  • Virginia Hospital Center
  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center
  • Howard University Hospital
  • Inova Fairfax Medical Campus
  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital
  • Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center

Specialties: Ophthalmology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Innovation Health Leap
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna VA Signature Gold HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • Anthem Pathway X Tiered Hospital and Dental Prime MRF
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry - Bon Secours Tier 2
  • Coventry DE PPO
  • Coventry Southern Health PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Melamud's Office Information

Fax: (703) 342-1720
Website: retinagroup.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
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Doctor Melamud's Other Office Information

The Retina Group Of Washington
8505 Arlington Blvd Ste 300
Fairfax, VA 22031
(703) 698-9335

Fax:(703) 320-7003
Website:rgw.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat8:00 AM-4:00 PM
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Retina Group Of Washington
5454 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1540
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 656-8100

Fax:(301) 165-2295
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

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Fax:
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Accepting New Patients: No
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