Dr. Milhim I Aswad MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Milhim Aswad is an ophthalmologist in Dedham, Massachusetts. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He received his medical degree from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Aswad accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 12 doctors at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital and one of 26 at Newton-Wellesley Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology. He also speaks multiple languages, including French and Arabic.

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Office Location

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology, Anterior Segment Related, Cataract Related, Cornea & External Disease

Education & Medical Training

Tufts Medical Center
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1985 - 1988

Tufts Medical Center
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1991 - 1994

American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 13 years in Ophthalmology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

The effect of cleaning and disinfection of soft contact lenses on corneal infectivity in an animal model.
Aswad, M. I., Baum, J., Barza, M.

Bacterial adherence to extended wear soft contact lenses.
Aswad, M. I., John, T., Barza, M., Kenyon, K., Baum, J.

Effect of lid closure on contact lens-associated Pseudomonas keratitis.
Aswad, M. I., Barza, M., Baum, J.

See all 11 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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