Dr. Stephen S. Pappas Jr., MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 51

6420 Rockledge Dr Ste 4900
Bethesda, MD 20817
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MedStar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving Street North West
Washington, DC 20010
Suburban Hospital
8600 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814

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Center For Retinal Diseases/Sgy
Center For Retinal Diseases/Sgy
6420 Rockledge Dr Ste 4900
Bethesda, MD 20817
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    Dr. Pappas Jr.' Experience

    Dr. Pappas Jr.' Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Steroid Injections
    • Vitrectomy
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
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    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anterior Scleritis
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Cataract
    • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
    • Chronic Endophthalmitis
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Drusen
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Floaters
    • Glaucoma
    • Keratitis
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Ischemia
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
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    • Retinoschisis
    • Uveitis (Iridocyclitis)
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Maryland.
    • 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

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Chief Resident, Ophthalmology, Washington Hospital Center, 1991-1992
    • America's Top Ophthalmologists, Retina and Vitreous Surgery, 2004-2005
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    George Washington University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1989

    Internship Hospital

    Washington Hospital Center

    Residency Hospital

    Washington Hospital Center

    Fellowship Hospital

    Mass Eye Infirm
    Complete in 1961
    Retina Institute MD
    Complete in 1995

    Other Education

    Retina Institute Of Maryland-Clinical Fellowship
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Pappas Jr. & Staff

    • English
    • Greek
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Pappas Jr.' Hospital Quality

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    • MedStar Washington Hospital Center

    • Suburban Hospital

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    Center For Retinal Diseases/Sgy
    6420 Rockledge Dr Ste 4900
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    (301) 571-2000 (Office)
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