Dr. Adi is a fellowship trained corneal surgeon. She offers 20 years of experience in refractive surgery including all laser (bladeless) LASIK, PRK and implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) for patients seeking independence from glasses and contacts. Dr. Adi is also a seasoned cataract surgeon offering multifocal (ReSTOR, Tecnis, and Symfony) and accommodative (Crystalens) implants for patients seeking the youthful ability to see near and far without glasses as well as Toric implants for the correction of astigmatism. Dr. Adi has expertise in complex cataract surgery and advanced laser Femtosecond cataract surgery (LenSx). She began performing DSAEK for Fuchs’ dystrophy and DALK for Keratoconus in 2006, as one of the early adapters of lamellar corneal surgery. She continues to volunteer in teaching and received the prestigious Teacher of the Year award from the Georgetown University Ophthalmology Residents in 1998.
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, Fellowship in Cornea and External Diseases
George Washington University, Washington, DC, Ophthalmology Residency
George Washington University, Washington, DC, Research Fellow in Ophthalmology
University of Damascus School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
Academic Appointments and Affiliations
Diplomat, American Board of Ophthalmology 1990
Georgetown University Medical Center, Assistant Clinical Professor
Washington Hospital Center, Senior Attending
American Academy of Ophthalmology, Fellow
American College of Surgeons, Fellow
American Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Member
Past President at the Washington Academy of Ophthalmology
Medical Director of the Eye Surgery Center, Ltd.
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.
Fluent in English, Arabic, French, and Spanish