Dr. William F. Deegan III, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male

The Retina Group of Washington 6354 Walker Ln Ste 100, Alexandria, VA 22310 Get Directions
(703) 313-8822

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"What I love most about what I do is making a difference in peoples' lives. Helping someone maintain or even...Read more

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinal Diseases

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroideremia
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Leucocoria
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Magnetic
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Iridectomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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    Sanctions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Tufts University

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Baystate Med School

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Tufts University School Of Med

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Washington Hospital Center

    Completed in 1994

  • Undergraduate School
    Tufts University

    Graduated in 1985

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Deegan III says...

"What I love most about what I do is making a difference in peoples' lives. Helping someone maintain or even save their sight obviously means the world to the patient, but also to me. The fact that I can impact a person's everyday life is as remarkable as it is rewarding."

Dr. Deegan, who graduated with honors from Tufts University (degrees in English and Biology), continued at Tufts School of Medicine where he received his Doctor of Medicine. His post-doctoral training started with an internship in the Department of Medicine at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts and was followed by, a residency in Ophthalmology at the New England Eye Center, Tufts University School of Medicine. He then completed two fellowships: one in Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery at Washington Hospital Center, and another in Ocular Oncology and Pediatric Retinal Diseases and Surgery at Doheny Eye Institute and Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, both major affiliates of the University of Southern California School of Medicine.

Board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Deegan is licensed to practice in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. He is affiliated with Children's National Medical Center, Washington Hospital Center, Georgetown University Hospital, Virginia Hospital Center and Sibley Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Deegan is a member of numerous professional societies and organizations, and has contributed articles to more than 20 publications. He has helped develop courses, made major presentations and participated in a myriad of research studies, all of which has earned him honors for both community service and teaching.