Dr. Prisca Diala, MD

Dr. Prisca Diala, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
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38 y/o
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Dr. Prisca Diala, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Annapolis, MD and has been practicing for 7 years. She specializes in ophthalmology.Read her story

Chesapeake Eye Care and Laser Center

2002 Medical Pkwy Ste 320

Annapolis, MD 21401
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Avesis
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Davis Vision
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Spectera
  • Superior Vision
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas

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

Floaters
very high
more than 94% of peers
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 92% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Diala'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.

Dr. Diala's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Diala "Dr. Prisca Diala is a medical retina specialist at Chesapeake Eye Care and Laser Center. A Harvard-trained specialist in retinal and macular diseases and board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Diala joined the practice in 2012. She offers her patients the latest combination of diagnostic imaging, laser and injection therapy to treat various retinal disorders, including macular degeneration, diabetes and retinal vein occlusions. Her deep commitment to providing patients with high-quality, cutting-edge eye care has brought her numerous awards and accolades throughout her career. After receiving her bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from Seton Hall University, Dr. Diala earned her medical degree at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. While completing residency at Howard University Hospital, where she served as chief resident during her final year, she received an award for Distinguished Excellence in Ophthalmic Knowledge. In addition to receiving several awards for her research endeavors, she attained highest honors by winning first place at the National Medical Association’s Annual Rabb-Venable Research Competition. As a result, she received a travel grant award to attend an Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology symposium to present her findings. During her fellowship at the Beetham Eye Institute/Joslin Diabetes Center of Harvard Medical School, Dr. Diala received a second invitation from the Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology to give an oral presentation on her research at Harvard at their national convention. Dr. Diala enjoys community service efforts and has traveled to Haiti for medical missions where she has provided medical and surgical eye care to hundreds of Haitians. As a patient advocate, she and her colleagues have visited with legislators on Capitol Hill to discuss major issues affecting the field of ophthalmology and patient care. She has professional affiliations with the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the National Medical Association and the American Society of Retina Specialists."

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This content was provided by Dr. Diala "Dr. Prisca Diala is a medical retina specialist at Chesapeake Eye Care and Laser Center. A Harvard-trained specialist in retinal and macular diseases and board-certified ophthalmologist.She offers her patients the latest combination of diagnostic imaging, laser and injection therapy to treat various retinal disorders, including macular degeneration, diabetes and retinal vein occlusions."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

30  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Alternating Hyperphoria
  • Anisocoria
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinoschisis
  • Solar Retinopathy
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

20  Procedures

  • Allergy Drops
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Vision Screening
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • Seton Hall University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Umdnj Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • howard university hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Beetham Eye Institute, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Diala has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Member
  • American Society of Retina Specialists, Member
  • National Medical Association, Member

Dr. Diala's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Diala to family and friends
806 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (806)

  • 5
    (666)
  • 4
    (99)
  • 3
    (23)
  • 2
    (6)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Diala'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 (1)

Dr. Diala was recommended to me by another physician. She specializes in eye care for people with diabetes or at least that is an area in which she is known to excel. I spent more time with her staff than her preparing for our visit but when she was with me she gave me her undivided attention,...more
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