Dr. Muhammad Silk, MD

Dr. Muhammad Silk, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Muhammad Silk, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Annandale, VA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Joan C Edwards School Of Medicine At Marshall University in 1997 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read his story

3301 Woodburn Rd Ste 308

Annandale, VA 22003

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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

Corneal Diseases
more than 85% of peers
Corneal Ulcer
more than 74% of peers
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
more than 62% of peers

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Dr. Silk's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Silk "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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Silk "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"

4  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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22  Procedures

  • 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
  • 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

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.


  • Joan C Edwards School Of Medicine At Marshall University
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Marshall University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • National Eye Institute/national Institutes Of Health
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Silk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Silk's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Silk to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Silk's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I’m recovering from cataract surgery on both eyes, and I could not be happier with the results. I was referred to two different ophthalmologists for evaluation before seeing Dr. Silk. He was the only one who took the time to examine my eyes himself, discuss the different options at length and...more
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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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