Dr. Gonzalo Vicente, MD

Dr. Gonzalo Vicente, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
46 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Gonzalo Vicente, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chevy Chase, MD and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Eye Doctors Of Washington

4600 N Park Ave

Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Alliance Health Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Top Care Areas

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Extraocular Muscle Surgery
more than 63% of peers
more than 16% of peers
more than 15% of peers

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Dr. Vicente's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vicente "Dr. G. Vike Vicente joined Dr. John O’Neill as part of EDOW’s pediatric team in 2003. He is board certified in ophthalmology by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Vicente works at the N. Park Ave. office, where he specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. His efforts focus on strabismus surgery, eye infections, retinopathy of prematurity, congenital ptosis, pediatric cataract surgery, obstructed nasolacrimal ducts, and BOTOX® injections to treat strabismus. Dr. Vicente received his undergraduate degree at the College of William and Mary and went to medical school at Thomas Jefferson Medical College, graduating from both schools with honors. Dr. Vicente then completed an ophthalmology residency at George Washington University and Children’s National Medical Center, where he was named chief resident and trained resident doctors. He has completed a fellowship at the Harvard-Boston Children’s Hospital in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, where he developed techniques for eye muscle and pediatric cataract surgery. In addition to his work at EDOW, Dr. Vicente is an assistant clinical professor in ophthalmology and pediatrics at Georgetown University Hospital, a visiting professor at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, and a volunteer physician at the Children’s National Medical Center. He has authored numerous research papers and has been asked to speak at conferences around the world, regarding his expertise in the field of pediatric ophthalmology. Dr. Vicente is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. He lives with his wife and two sons in Chevy Chase, Maryland and enjoys running, taekwondo, teaching, and traveling internationally for medical mission trips."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vicente "For over 50 years, we have provided the DC metropolitan area with state-of-the-art eye care. Founded by a group of professors from the Center for Sight at Georgetown University, our practice has always focused on the core values of academically oriented care, keeping abreast of the latest advancements in the field of ophthalmology, and providing an efficient yet comfortable environment for our patients.

Since we are an academically oriented practice, we have the unique advantage of being able to offer the newest procedures and techniques with the benefit of the most advanced diagnostic and surgical equipment. Even our routine eye exams take advantage of recent technological innovations. We realize that selecting a physician can be a challenging process, and we believe that our practice’s compassionate experts are uniquely positioned to provide you with the best possible care in the field."

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

23  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Physical Examination
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Inova Fairfax Georgetown University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • George Washington University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Boston Chldns Hospital Harvard Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vicente has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vicente's Reviews

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Dr. Vicente's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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