Dr. Joanne Crenshaw, MD

Dr. Joanne Crenshaw, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Joanne Crenshaw, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Potomac Falls, VA. She graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College and specializes in ophthalmology.

21135 Whitfield Pl Ste 102

Potomac Falls, VA 20165

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Crenshaw performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 90% of peers
Blepharitis
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Crenshaw'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Crenshaw "Our mission is to provide you with exceptional care in a professional, courteous and caring environment.   

Dr. Joanne Crenshaw and Dr. Shaleen Belani are board certified Doctors of Ophthalmology who are well-recognized for their outstanding clinical skills and conscientious patient care.  Our patients return year after year and continuously recommend us to their friends and family because of our friendly staff and attentive service.  

With over 13 years of experience, you can be confident in trusting us with the care of your eyes. We treat every patient as if you were our only patient."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

96  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dilatation
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Disorders
  • Vision Impairment
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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8  Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Cornell Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • New York Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • New York Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Crenshaw has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Crenshaw's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Crenshaw to family and friends
18 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Crenshaw'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 (5)

Friendly, knowledgable staff. Doctor spent time with me and performed a thorough and comprehensive eye exam. Got worked up in a professional manner. I’d definitely return here for a follow-up exam!
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I have been seeing Dr Crenshaw for many years. She gives me the most thorough eye exams. She takes her time to make sure she has the right prescription for my eyes. My new glasses always correct my vision. That has not been the case with past eye doctors. I would recommend her to anyone who...more
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I have been seeing Dr. Crenshaw for at least 15 years, i.e. since my glaucoma was first diagnosed. She is very caring and considerate. What I value most is that she treats me as an intelligent person; she carefully explains her reasoning when she recommends a particular plan of action, whether that...more
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I live in Chicago but was in Herndon for business when I thought I might have torn my retina. I was referred to Dr. Crenshaw by the Retina Group of Washington. I was in her treatment room within an hour of making the first call to her office.Her office staff was friendly and professional, and she...more
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I have been seeing Dr. Crenshaw for about 20 years.She is the best physician I have ever been to. I have lupus and she has followed me all this time, My lupus Dr. at Johns Hopkins wanted me to see a eye Dr. .there, well the eye Dr.at Johns Hopkins MISSED things, Dr. Crenshaw caught them!!!! I...more
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