Dr. Melanie J. Buttross, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Female • Age 53

8330 Boone Blvd Ste 160
Vienna, VA 22182
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Hospital Quality

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Sibley Memorial Hospital
5255 Loughboro Road North West
Washington, DC 20016
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving Street North West
Washington, DC 20010

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Eye Assocs Of Washington DC PC
Eye Assocs Of Washington DC PC
8330 Boone Blvd Ste 160
Vienna, VA 22182
Eye Associates Of Washington DC
Eye Associates Of Washington DC
4910 Massachusetts Ave NW Ste 21
Washington, DC 20016
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    Dr. Buttross' Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
    1
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Contact Lens
    • Contact Lens Services
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    2
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blindness
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Color Blindness
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Entropion
    • Esophoria
    • Eye Melanoma
    • Farsightedness
    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
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    • Glaucoma
    • Graves' Disease
    • Headache
    • Heterophoria
    • Hyphema
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nystagmus
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Pterygium
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Still's Disease
    • Trichiasis
    • Uveitis (Iridocyclitis)
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Background Check for Dr. Buttross

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Virginia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School of Medicine
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    Roanoke Meml Hosp

    Residency Hospital

    George Washington University

    Fellowship Hospital

    Shands Hospital At The University Of Florida
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Buttross & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Buttross' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 4 hospitals where Dr. Buttross has admitting privileges:

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    • Children's National Medical Center

    • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

    • MedStar Washington Hospital Center

    • Sibley Memorial Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Buttross

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buttross to family and friends

    16 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Buttross' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 15 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Buttross
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    17 responses
    above
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    Eye Assocs Of Washington DC PC
    8330 Boone Blvd Ste 160
    Vienna, VA 22182
    (703) 442-8129 (Office)
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    Eye Associates Of Washington DC
    4910 Massachusetts Ave NW Ste 21
    Washington, DC 20016
    (202) 686-6700 (Office)
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