Dr. Eric Weichel, MD

Dr. Eric Weichel, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
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Dr. Eric Weichel, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Bowie, MD. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Read his story

16901 Melford Blvd Ste 111

Bowie, MD 20715

Contact Information

(301) 805-5395

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Weichel's Experience

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Dr. Weichel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Weichel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Weichel "It's important for me to educate my patients in a way that allows them to grasp at least the basics of their disease or condition so that they can ask questions and understand the answers. I view them as partners and together we work toward achieving the best visual outcome possible." Prior to beginning his post-graduate training, Dr. Weichel completed a combined six-year Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Medicine program at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine. He then served as an intern in Internal Medicine at Tripler Army Medical Center, was a resident in Ophthalmology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and completed a fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery at Wills Eye Hospital. Before joining RGW, he spent 13 years with the US Army—rising to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel—and served as the Director of Vitreoretinal Surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the Staff Vitreoretinal surgeon at the National Eye Institute/National Institute of Health. Dr. Weichel is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is licensed in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. He is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at both Georgetown University and the Uniformed Services University of Health Services in Bethesda, Md. His hospital affiliations include Anne Arundel Medical Center, Friendship Ambulatory Surgical Center, Georgetown University Medical Center and the Washington Hospital Center. Dr. Weichel is an active member of the Retina Society, the American Society of Retina Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Widely published with more than 80 journal articles, interviews, textbook chapters, posters and videos to his credit, Dr. Weichel has lectured or presented nationally and internationally on over 60 occasions. His research resume includes more than 25 studies and trials as principal investigator or co-investigator. He also serves as a Peer Reviewer for the Ophthalmology Journal, Retina Journal, Ophthalmic Surgery, Laser and Imaging Journal and JAMA Ophthalmology.

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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anxiety
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cataract
  • Cellulitis
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chest Pain
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Fungal Infections
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Genital Herpes
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Graves' Disease
  • Heart Disease
  • Heartburn
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hyphema
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Insomnia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Nystagmus
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pars Planitis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Magnetic
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stye
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Iridotomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Northeastern Ohio University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Northeastern Oh Univs Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Tripler Amc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Walter Reed Amc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Weichel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Weichel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Weichel to family and friends
5.0
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Dr. Weichel's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
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DR. WEICHEL saved my eyesight and I love the Bowie Staff! God Bless all of you! I WAS GOING BLIND 3 YEARS AGO AND NOW HAVE 20-20 VISION. THANK yOU! tINA mARIE mOYER
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2001 Medical Pkwy
Annapolis, MD 21401
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