Dr. Lindsay Smithen, MD

Dr. Lindsay Smithen, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 42
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Dr. Lindsay Smithen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Cornell University Medical College in 2003 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Washington, DC 20037

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Neovascularization
normal
more than 83% of peers
Chorioretinal Scars
normal
more than 75% of peers
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
normal
more than 48% of peers

Dr. Smithen'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*

28  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

2  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • 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

  • Cornell University Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Tufts/New England Eye Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smithen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smithen's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smithen to family and friends
8 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Smithen'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

    16 to 30 minutes
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