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Dr. Alex Melamud, MD

Ophthalmology* Age 51
Dr. Alex Melamud, MD
5.0 (44 Ratings)

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Dr. Alex Melamud, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Fairfax, VA.
Dr. Alex Melamud, MD
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Dr. Alex Melamud, MD

Ophthalmology* Age 51
Fairfax, VA
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Alex Melamud, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Fairfax, VA.

About

Dr. Alex Melamud, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Fairfax, VA and has 23 years experience. They graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 2001 and completed a residency at Cleveland Clinic.They currently practice at Retina Group Of Washington and are affiliated with Inova Fair Oaks Hospital. Dr. Melamud has experience treating conditions like Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Retinopathy among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Melamud received an average rating of 5.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 44 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Melamud also speaks Russian. Dr. Melamud is board certified in Ophthalmology and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Diabetic Retinopathy
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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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Eyelid Disorders
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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Locations

  1. 1 Fairfax
    8505 Arlington Blvd Ste 350, Fairfax, VA 22031
  2. 2 Sterling
    21351 Ridgetop Cir Ste 100, Sterling, VA 20166
  3. 3 The Retina Group of Washington
    8270 Willow Oaks Corporate Dr Ofc Of, Fairfax, VA 22031

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Jan 26, 2024
Dr. Melamud is always professional, personable, and informative. He clearly is an experienced wxpert in his field and inspires confidence in his treatment recommendations.
John D. — Jan 26, 2024
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About Me

Biography
  • Dr. Alex Melamud, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Fairfax, VA and has over 22 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 2001. He specializes in Ophthalmology.
Biography
Languages Spoken
Russian
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Specialties*
Ophthalmology
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    2001
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology
Board Certifications
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Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Cleveland Clinic
    2005
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • Duke University Hospital
    2007
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Alex Melamud, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Melamud's profile.

Dr. Melamud frequently treats the following conditions: Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Retinopathy. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Alex Melamud, MD is affiliated with Inova Fair Oaks Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Alex Melamud, MD holds board certification in Ophthalmology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

    3600 Joseph Siewick Dr, Fairfax, VA