Dr. Muhammad Silk, MD

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Dr. Muhammad Silk, MD
Welcome to Silk Vision and Surgical Center where our goal is to provide outstanding eye care to the Washington DC area. Dr. Silk and our friendly staff strive to combine the latest technology in medical and surgical eye care with a compassionate spirit for all our patients. Each patient at Silk Vision and Surgical Center receives personalized care. We realize that every patient is unique and after having a thorough examination we take time to review your options and select the best treatment for you. Dr. Silk is a board certified eye physician and surgeon. He received his medical degree from Marshall University and his ophthalmic training from the Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia. He completed a fellowship in Corneal Diseases and Advanced Cataract Surgery with some of the nation's leading experts at the University in Pittsburgh, which is annually ranked as one of the leading hospitals in the nation by the U.S. News & World Report. Dr. Silk has performed thousands of ocular surgeries with visual and safety outcomes well above the national average. A committed teacher, Dr. Silk serves as an Assistant Professor at George Washington University, where he helped train residents learning to perform cataract surgery. In addition, he has traveled internationally to help teach others and to provide medical services across the globe. Dr. Silk is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, The Cornea Society, and is active in clinical research. Dr. Silk welcomes new patients for surgical eye care.

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Dr. Silk's Care Philosophy

We take great pride in combining compassionate care with the latest technology. Our staff is caring & friendly and we always try to accommodate to patients' needs. We can often see patients within 24 hours if needed. www.silkvision.net

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Silk Vision & Surgical Center3301 Woodburn Rd Ste 308
Annandale, VA 22003
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Dr. Silk's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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in Burke, VA |
Takes his time and provides quality time to insure his service is first class! All questions fully addressed. Little or no wait time. Very calm and caring, pleasant bedside manner.
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Welcome to Silk Vision and Surgical Center where our goal is to provide outstanding eye care to the Washington DC area. Dr. Silk and our friendly staff strive to combine the latest technology in medical and surgical eye care with a compassionate spirit for all our patients. Each patient at Silk Vision and Surgical Center receives personalized care. We realize that every patient is unique and after having a thorough examination we take time to review your options and select the best treatment for you.

Dr. Silk is a board certified eye physician and surgeon. He received his medical degree from Marshall University and his ophthalmic training from the Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia. He completed a fellowship in Corneal Diseases and Advanced Cataract Surgery with some of the nation's leading experts at the University in Pittsburgh, which is annually ranked as one of the leading hospitals in the nation by the U.S. News & World Report.

Dr. Silk has performed thousands of ocular surgeries with visual and safety outcomes well above the national average. A committed teacher, Dr. Silk serves as an Assistant Professor at George Washington University, where he helped train residents learning to perform cataract surgery.

In addition, he has traveled internationally to help teach others and to provide medical services across the globe. Dr. Silk is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, The Cornea Society, and is active in clinical research. Dr. Silk welcomes new patients for surgical eye care.

Dr. Silk's Care Philosophy

We take great pride in combining compassionate care with the latest technology. Our staff is caring & friendly and we always try to accommodate to patients' needs. We can often see patients within 24 hours if needed. www.silkvision.net

Dr. Silk says...

The Silk Vision and Surgical center proudly offers the following services in addition to general Ophthalmology:

  • No Stitch Cataract Surgery
  • Latest in Laser Vision Corrections
  • Dry Eye Syndrome
  • Cornea Transplantations both traditional and lamellar keratoplasty
  • Glaucoma Treatments
  • Pterygium removal
  • Eye Injuries/Trauma
  • Ocular Infections/Allergies
  • Diabetic examination and management
  • Comprehensive Eye Exams including glasses

Dr. Silk'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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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Joan C Edwards School Of Medicine At Marshall University

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    Marshall University

    Completed in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    Virginia Commonwealth University

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus

    Completed in 2004

  • Other Education
    National Eye Institute/National Institutes Of Health

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy