Dr. Salim Butrus, MD

Dr. Salim Butrus, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Salim Butrus, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Amer U Beirut in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.

650 Pennsylvania Ave SE Ste 270

Washington, DC 20003

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Ocular Hypertension
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Butrus'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*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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12  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • 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

  • Amer U Beirut
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Geo Washington University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Lsu Health Science Center University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Butrus has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Butrus' Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Butrus to family and friends
24 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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

Dr. Butrus' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

My wallet was stolen including a copy of my eyeglass prescription. I was able to replace all cards replaced within two weeks, except for my eyeglass prescription. I am NOT buying new eyeglasses. Dr. Butrus’ office initially said that it is ILLEGAL (later retracted) to give me a copy of my three...more
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I arrived a few minutes early, waited about 10 minutes & was taken back to an examination room. Dr. Butrus had another patient, but he stuck his head in to say he would see me in a few minutes. He saw me in just a few minutes. The staff are very people friendly and you are immediately put at...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Butrus' for several years. I'm appreciative of his knowledge, his bedside manner,personality and demeanor. His office setting is that of a family setting. You feel at home and not like you're at the doctor's office.
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Dr. Butrus is a great doctor. Very knowledgeable and attentive. He never rushes and takes time with each patient.
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