Dr. Marwa Adi Ophthalmologist - Cataract Specialist - LASIK Specialist Chevy Chase

Marwa A. Adi, M.D.

Dr. Adi is a fellowship trained corneal surgeon. She offers over 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 implants (Panoptix, Vivity, Synergy, Symfony, and Tecnis) 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/DMEK for Fuchs’ dystrophy and DALK for Keratoconus in 2006, as one of the early adapters of lamellar corneal surgery. In 2023, she completed EVO ICL surgical training to earn the designation of EVO ICL Certified Surgeon. 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

Fantastic experience! Dr. Adi was thoughtful and conservative and skillful, and for the first time in my life I can see well!! Susan

  • Georgetown University’s Teacher of the Year 1997-1998, Ophthalmology
  • Washingtonian Magazine Top LASIK Surgeons
  • Interviewed by WMAL Radio and other media
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Diplomat 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
  • Washington Academy of Ophthalmology Past President
  • The Eye Surgery Center, Ltd. Medical Director 2012-2018
  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Spanish

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