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Chevy Chase, MD Silver Spring, MD Washington, DC

David K. Berler, M.D.

Dr. BerlerDavid Berler, M.D. Ophthalmologist in Chevy Chase MD uses his comprehensive knowledge and diagnostic acuity to address disorders and diseases of the eye, especially retina and cataract problems. In addition to his private practice, he teaches and directs programs at numerous academic institutions throughout the Washington metropolitan area. He has been noted as one of our region’s best ophthalmologists by Washingtonian Magazine on three separate occasions.

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The New York Hospital, Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY, ophthalmology residency

Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO, medical internshipcornell university Ophthalmologist

Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY, M.D.

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, A.B.


Academic Appointments and Affiliations

Top Doctor in DC - Top Ophthalmologist

Georgetown University Medical Center, clinical associate professor

Washington Hospital Center, Retina Service, senior attending surgeon

Washington Hospital Center, director of training and education

American Academy of Ophthalmology, fellow

Washington Academy of Ophthalmology, charter memberaao_logo

American Ophthalmological Society, member

American College of Surgeons, fellow



American Board of Ophthalmology


"My experience is always positive."
-Marvin L.

"The doctors and staff are always professional, courteous, and informative."
-Mary A.

"I have had perfect experience at this practice."
-Joanne R.

"My eye doctor is friendly and knowledgeable. All of my questions were answered. He is professional but down to earth."
-Carole K.

"My eye doctor is extremely helpful."

"Now both of my eyes feel like they are in the land of OZ."
-Joyce B.

"I never thought I would ever say that I enjoyed surgery, but it was really fun! No pain or discomfort."
-David F.

"My eye doctor explained the surgery and made me feel very comfortable - he built trust."
-Michelle S.

"I am thrilled with the results of my procedures. I am even golfing better!"
-Helane G.

"Excellent surgeon but also a very patient oriented courteous doctor who carefully explains his patients' options."
-Susan S.

"A World Class person and an absolutely great Doctor."
-Chuck W.

Laser Vision Correction

If you are seeking a Washington DC LASIK eye surgery specialist you have come to the right place. Washington Eye Physicians & Surgeons has locations in Chevy Chase and Silver Spring. Our LASIK surgeons are dedicated to creating the best possible LASIK eye surgery outcomes.

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Eyelid Surgery can reduce the aging, tired, or sad look caused by drooping eyelids. The Oculoplastic Surgeons also perform reconstructive surgery of the eye socket and orbital fractures of the facial bones, including eye prostheses, tearing problems, lid twitches, and blepharospasm.

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