Dr. Howard S. Weiss, MD

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Specializes in Cataract Surgery • Male • Age 56

5454 Wisconsin Ave Ste 950
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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Dr. Weiss' Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving Street North West
Washington, DC 20010
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
3800 Reservoir Road North West
Washington, DC 20007

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Washington Eye Phys & Surgns
Washington Eye Phys & Surgns
5454 Wisconsin Ave Ste 950
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Eye Surgery Center LLC
Eye Surgery Center LLC
8905 Fairview Rd Ste 100
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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    Dr. Weiss' Experience

    Dr. Weiss' Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Cataract Surgery
    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
    1
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Eye Examination
    • Eye Procedure
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Glaucoma Treatment
    • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
    • Laser Surgery
    • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
    2
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Blepharitis
    • Blindness
    • Cataract
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Eye Disorders
    • Floaters
    • Glaucoma
    • Lazy Eye
    • Migraine
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Trichiasis
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Weiss

    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

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Tufts Univ Sch Of Med

    Internship Hospital

    Baystate Med Ctr

    Residency Hospital

    Tufts New England Medical Center

    Fellowship Hospital

    Harvard-Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary

    Undergraduate Schools

    Yale University

    Other Education

    Harvard University School Of Public Health
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Weiss & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Weiss' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Weiss has admitting privileges:

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    • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

    • MedStar Washington Hospital Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Weiss

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Weiss to family and friends

    8 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Weiss' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 8 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Weiss
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    8 responses
    above
    national average

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    Is Dr. Weiss accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

    A
    Washington Eye Phys & Surgns
    5454 Wisconsin Ave Ste 950
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
    (301) 654-5114 (Office)
    B
    Eye Surgery Center LLC
    8905 Fairview Rd Ste 100
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    (301) 588-8300 (Office)
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