Dr. Jay Lustbader, MD

Dr. Jay Lustbader, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Jay Lustbader, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3800 Reservoir Rd NW

Washington, DC 20007

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 86% of peers
Blepharitis
normal
more than 68% of peers

Dr. Lustbader's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

69  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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15  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for District of Columbia.

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

  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Greater Baltimore Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Wilmer Inst/Johns Hopkins
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Georgetown University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lustbader has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lustbader's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lustbader to family and friends
34 total reviews (23 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (34)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Lustbader'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (23)

the care and explanations by Dr Lustbader and his entire team are stupendous. But scheduling is very difficult. And once you get there you should expect to wait at least an hour, just to get into the first tech check
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We have been with Dr. Lustbader for about twenty years. He evidences expertise, is very friendly, and always takes time for questions and explanations.
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Dr. Lustbader and everyone on his staff treated me with the utmost respect, warmth, and professional courtesy. They answered all my questions with care, making sure I understood their answers and giving me a feeling of safety and confidence. Before every procedure was done, it was explained so that...more
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Dr. Lustbader has been my ophthalmologist for several years. He is outstanding in his professionalism, gracious in his personal approach to patients, proficient in answering questions and enjoyable to meet and to know.
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Dr. Lustbader is professional, outstanding surgeon, and trusted doctor. Through every step of my surgeries, he explained the medical diagnoses, answered every question and concern I had and what to expect. I recommend Dr. Lustbader to anyone.
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