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Dr. Alex Melamud, MD

Ophthalmology*
5.0 (44)
Map Pin Small Fairfax, VA
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Alex Melamud, MD

Dr. Alex Melamud, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Fairfax, VA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 23 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Inova Fair Oaks Hospital. Dr. Melamud, completed a residency at Cleveland Clinic. Patients rated Dr. Melamud an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Melamud works at Retina Group Of Washington in Fairfax, VA with other offices in Sterling, VA. They frequently treat conditions like Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Retinopathy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Melamud's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Fairfax
    8505 Arlington Blvd Ste 350, Fairfax, VA 22031 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (703) 991-5181
  2. 2
    Sterling
    21351 Ridgetop Cir Ste 100, Sterling, VA 20166 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (703) 348-8196
  3. 3
    The Retina Group of Washington
    8270 Willow Oaks Corporate Dr Ofc Of, Fairfax, VA 22031 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (703) 698-9335

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  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Diabetic Retinopathy
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Macular or Retinal Edema
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blepharitis
Cataract
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Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Chorioretinal Scars
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Chronic Conjunctivitis
Corneal Diseases
Corneal Ulcer
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diplopia
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Disorder of Choroid
Drusen
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Dry Eyes
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Eye Cancer
Eye Infections
Eye Pain
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Floaters
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Glaucoma
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Herpetic Keratitis
Hypertensive Retinopathy
Hypertropia
Hypotropia
Keratitis
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Lazy Eye
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Macular Hole
Migraine
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Ocular Hypertension
Optic Neuritis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Progressive High Myopia
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinoschisis
Senile Cataracts
Squamous Blepharitis
Strabismus
Tear Duct Disorders
Visual Field Defects
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
Accommodation Disorders
Acquired Coloboma
Acute Endophthalmitis
Anisocoria
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Anterior Scleritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bell's Palsy
Benign Tumor
Black Eye
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blindness
Blocked Tear Duct
Brain Disorders
Cancer
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Chalazion
Chorioretinitis
Choroidal Hemorrhage Rupture
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Color Blindness
Conjunctiva Cyst
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Diabetic Cataracts
Dislocation of Lens
Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Duane Retraction Syndrome
Ectropion of Eyelid
Endophthalmitis
Entropion
Exotropia
Eye Melanoma
Eyelid Spasm
Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
Foreign Body in Eye
Foveal and Macular Hypoplasia
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Headache
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Hyphema
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Hypopyon
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Hypotony of Eye
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Iridocyclitis
Juvenile Macular Degeneration
Keratoconus
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Marfan Syndrome
Nearsightedness
Night Blindness
Non-Magnetic Retained Intraocular Foreign Body
Nystagmus
Paralytic Strabismus
Pars Planitis
Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
Pinguecula
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Posterior Scleritis
Presbyopia
Pterygium
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Retina Diseases
Retinal Hemangioma
Retinal Ischemia
Retinal Telangiectasia
Retinal Vasculitis
Retinoblastoma
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Serous Detachment Retina
Solar Retinopathy
Stye
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Temporal Arteritis
Trachoma
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Trichiasis
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Vascular Disease
Anterior Vitrectomy
B-Scan Ultrasound
Cataract Removal Surgery
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Eye Examination
Eye Surgery
Eyelid Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Ocular Prosthetics
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Vision Screening
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    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Russian
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    NPI Number
    • 1669573788
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Duke University Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Cleveland Clinic
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Melamud has seen patients for Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Retinopathy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Melamud on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    44 patients have reviewed Dr. Melamud. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Melamud.

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