Dr. Melanie J Buttross MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Melanie Buttross is an ophthalmologist in Washington, District of Columbia. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's National Medical Center and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. She received her medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and has been in practice for 28 years. She is one of 8 doctors at Children's National Medical Center and one of 39 at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

George Washington University
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1987 - 1990

University of Florida
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1990 - 1991

Carilion Health System (Roanoke VA)
Internship, Transitional Year, 1986 - 1987

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

DC State Medical License
Active through 2012

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Use of corticosteroids in combination with antimicrobial drugs in the treatment of infectious corneal disease.
Stern, G. A., Buttross, M.

Insurances Accepted

  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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