Dr. Hameed Peracha, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
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Age 64
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Dr. Hameed Peracha, MD
Dr. Hameed U. Peracha graduated with four years of residency training in Ophthalmology and internship in General Surgery at the Washington Hospital Care Center, one of the most prestigious hospitals in the Washington, D.C area. Before his training in Ophthalmology, Dr. Peracha, completed six years of residency training in Clinical and Anatomic Pathology, and Nuclear Medicine at the University of Connecticut Health Center. His training in Clinical and Anatomic Pathology gave him a better understanding of the disease process and its management. During his training at the University of Connecticut Health Center, he published several papers. He has been doing private practice since July 1995, and has since then, expanded his practice from Maryland to Virginia, all in hopes to better assist the growing number of patients with ophthalmologic needs. In addition, Dr. Peracha use to teach ophthalmology residents at the Washington Hospital Center and Fairfax Hospital. He is a certified physician and surgeon from the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Hameed Peracha performs comprehensive eye exams on each and every patient over the age of 12 years old. He is fully licensed and board certified in the field of ophthalmology, having practiced since July 1995. He is experienced in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of all ocular diseases from myopia and hyperopia to more advanced medical and surgical forms glaucoma, macular degeneration, dry eye syndrome and cataracts. Dr. Peracha is available 24 hours a day for questions or concerns you may have regarding your eye condition or medications. Some of the services he provides include: v Comprehensive Eye Examination v Contact Lens Exam v Dry Eye Syndrome v Flashes & Floaters v Diabetic Eye Examination v Cataract Refractive Surgery v YAG CAP v Glaucoma Medical / Laser / Surgecal Treatment v Eyelid Procedures

8650 Georgia Ave

Silver Spring, MD 20910

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Dr. Hameed Peracha, MD

Dr. Hameed Peracha, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Commonwealth Care
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • 12 More

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Care Philosophy

We have the technology and skills to handle all eye diseases and problems. With state-of-the art techniques and a dedicated staff, our practice is positioned to deliver the very best eye care. We ensure this quality by standing behind a commitment to our patients and Referring Physicians. This commitment includes communication, as well as, Expertise, Respect, Patient Education, Satisfaction and Availability.
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Dr. Peracha's Experience

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

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
73

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • Higher secondary school
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • University of Connecticut
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Peracha has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Peracha's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Peracha to family and friends
3.6
based on 11 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Peracha's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
alexandria, va |
Dr is Great and Knowledgeable. Staff is Very Friendly and patient. Nice and clean office.
Lanham, MD |
Excellent bedside manor and skill. Office staff is very friendly and patient. Just had cataract surgery on one eye and can't wait to get the other one done.
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Dr. Peracha accepts 26 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthKeepers HMO
    KeyCare PPO
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Choice Network POS
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Commonwealth Care
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
    Coventry Health Care of Delaware PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Maryland Physicians Care
  • Medicaid
    Amerigroup
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • One Net
    One Net PPO
  • Priority Partners
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Peracha has admitting privileges

Adventist Healthcare Washington Adventist Hospital
7600 Carroll Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912
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Inova Fairfax Hospital
3300 Gallows Rd
Falls Church, VA 22042
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