Dr. Athanasius George, MD

Dr. Athanasius George, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Athanasius George, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Germantown, MD and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Usuhs F E Hebert Sch Of Med in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology.

19735 Germantown Rd Ste 240

Germantown, MD 20874

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 97% of peers
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

38  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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2  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • Usuhs F E Hebert Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • National Naval Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • National Naval Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. George has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. George's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. George to family and friends
21 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. George's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Stuff happens and appointments run late. I'm willing to be understanding, but going over an hour and a quarter past the appointment time without pro-active communication indicates a practice that does this often, considers it normal, and doesn't think it's doing anything wrong. I never saw the...more
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Dr. George deserves an award for going above and beyond. My daughter had an issue with a blind spot in her eye. I took her to the ER at about 9pm on a Friday to get a preliminary check of her eye. She was referred to Dr. George and coincidentally he was at his office treating another patient for...more
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In my experience Dr. George takes time to make sure his evaluation is thorough. The office is immaculate.
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Dr. George is a great physician. He is knowledgeable, patient, and caring for his patients. His thorough examination style is commendable. I highly recommend Dr. George.
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