Search

See All Ophthalmologists in Washington, DC

Dr. Andrew Adelson, MD

Ophthalmology* Age 67
Dr. Andrew Adelson, MD
4.3 (18 Ratings)
Share
icon-circle-check
Link Copied!
Profile link copied to clipboard!
Dr. Andrew Adelson, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Washington, DC.
Dr. Andrew Adelson, MD
4.3 (18 Ratings)
Share
icon-circle-check
Link Copied!
Profile link copied to clipboard!

Dr. Andrew Adelson, MD

Ophthalmology* Age 67
Washington, DC
Accepting new patients
42 years of experience
Dr. Andrew Adelson, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Washington, DC.

About

Dr. Andrew Adelson, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Washington, DC and has 42 years experience. They graduated from University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1982 and completed a residency at Washington Hospital Center.They currently practice at Helfgott Hargett & Pluznik Mds and are affiliated with Medstar Washington Hospital Center. At present, Dr. Adelson received an average rating of 4.3/5 from patients and has been reviewed 18 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Adelson also speaks French. Dr. Adelson is board certified in Ophthalmology and accepts multiple insurance plans.

Explains Conditions Well

Patients said this doctor explains conditions well.

Trustworthy

Patients said this doctor is trustworthy.

Friendly Staff

Patients said the staff was friendly.

Easy Scheduling

Patients said scheduling was easy.

Experience Check

Enter a condition or procedure
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Keratitis
Glaucoma
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Keratitis
Glaucoma
  • View other providers who treat Glaucoma
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blepharitis
Cataract
  • View other providers who treat Cataract
Chalazion
Chronic Conjunctivitis
Corneal Diseases
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Eye Cancer
Eye Infections
Eyelid Disorders
Senile Cataracts
Stye
  • View other providers who treat Stye
Ulcerative Blepharitis
Eyelid Surgery
Accommodation Disorders
Acute Endophthalmitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Astigmatism
Bell's Palsy
Blepharoconjunctivitis
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blindness
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Chorioretinal Scars
Chorioretinitis
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Congenital Nystagmus
Conjunctiva Cyst
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Erosion
Corneal Ulcer
Dacryoadenitis
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Diplopia
  • View other providers who treat Diplopia
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Drusen
  • View other providers who treat Drusen
Dry Eyes
  • View other providers who treat Dry Eyes
Duane Retraction Syndrome
Ectropion of Eyelid
Endophthalmitis
Entropion
Episcleritis Periodica Fugax
Esotropia
Exotropia
Eyeball Contusion
Eyelid Spasm
Farsightedness
Floaters
  • View other providers who treat Floaters
Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
Foreign Body in Eye
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Headache
  • View other providers who treat Headache
Herpetic Keratitis
Hypertensive Retinopathy
Hypertropia
Hypotony of Eye
Hypotropia
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Iridocyclitis
Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Juvenile Macular Degeneration
Keratoconus
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Lazy Eye
  • View other providers who treat Lazy Eye
Macular Hole
Macular or Retinal Edema
Migraine
  • View other providers who treat Migraine
Nearsightedness
Nystagmus
Ocular Hypertension
Optic Neuritis
Panophthalmitis
Paralytic Strabismus
Pinguecula
Presbyopia
Progressive High Myopia
Pterygium
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinal Telangiectasia
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Retinoschisis
Retrobulbar Neuritis
Strabismus
Tear Duct Disorders
Trichiasis
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
B-Scan Ultrasound
Cataract Removal Surgery
Contact Lens Fitting Services
Cornea Surgery
Cornea Transplant
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Excision of Chalazion
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Eye Test
  • View other providers who treat Eye Test
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Glaucoma Surgery
Goniotomy
Iridectomy
Iridotomy
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Pterygium Surgery
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Ultrasound
Vision Screening
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery

Insurance Accepted

* Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.
  • Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • National (BlueCard) PPO
  • KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • HealthyBlue Advantage
  • Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Helfgott Hargett Pluznik M.d. PC
    1155 21st St NW Ste M400, Washington, DC 20036

Patient Satisfaction

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Adelson
4.3
Based on 18 Reviews
5 Stars (15)
4 Stars (0)
3 Stars (0)
2 Stars (0)
1 Star (3)

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend Dr. Adelson?

(Select your rating)
Patient Reviews
Nov 02, 2023
I have been seeing Dr Adelson for over 30 years. He is a concerned and warm physician, and a good listener and communicator. His patience was particularly notable in his treatment of my elderly mother-in-law. I would--and often do--recommend him whole-heartedly!
— Nov 02, 2023
See more reviews on Healthgrades
Photo: Dr. Andrew Adelson, MD
How would you rate your experience with Dr. Andrew Adelson, MD?
  • Likelihood of recommending Dr. Adelson to family and friends

Dr. Adelson's Office & Staff

  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

Experience with Dr. Adelson

  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
  • Hpends appropriate amount of time with patients

Tell Us About Yourself

  • Your gender:
  • Your age group:
  • Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years:

Finish Here

  • How would you like to confirm your survey information?
    Standard text messaging and data rates may apply.
Thank you for sharing your feedback about Dr. Andrew Adelson, MD.
Claim Your Profile
Are you Dr. Andrew Adelson, MD?
Respond to reviews, add information, and reach more patients. Claiming is free and only takes a minute.

Claim my profile

About Me

Biography
  • Dr. Andrew Adelson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Washington, DC and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1982. He specializes in Ophthalmology.
Biography
Languages Spoken
French
Languages Spoken
Specialties*
Ophthalmology
Specialties*
  • *Sharecare does not verify qualifications for medical specialties. Please verify your provider's specialty and qualifications directly with your provider and applicable medical board.
Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine
    1982
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology
Board Certifications
What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

Internship

Internship
  • Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center
    1983
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Washington Hospital Center
    1984
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • University of Pennsylvania
    1988
Fellowship Hospital
Common Questions and Answers
Responses are sourced directly from patients.
Does Dr. Adelson communicate via email?
No responses yet.
Yes
(0)
No
(0)
Does Dr. Adelson offer telehealth services or virtual visits?
1 user said yes.
Yes
(1)
No
(0)
Does Dr. Adelson offer an online patient portal?
No responses yet.
Yes
(0)
No
(0)
Does Dr. Adelson have free onsite parking?
No users said yes.
Yes
(0)
No
(1)
Does Dr. Adelson offer weekend visits?
No responses yet.
Yes
(0)
No
(0)
Does Dr. Adelson offer evening visits?
No responses yet.
Yes
(0)
No
(0)
Does Dr. Adelson specialize in working with children or adolescents?
No responses yet.
Yes
(0)
No
(0)
Does Dr. Adelson specialize in working with seniors?
No responses yet.
Yes
(0)
No
(0)
Does Dr. Adelson specialize in couples therapy?
No responses yet.
Yes
(0)
No
(0)
Does Dr. Adelson specialize in working with LGBTQ+ community?
No responses yet.
Yes
(0)
No
(0)
Does Dr. Adelson accept insurance?
No responses yet.
Yes
(0)
No
(0)

Frequently Asked Questions

Find contact information here to make an appointment.

A list of accepted insurance providers is available on the Sharecare insurance check. It is always a good idea to verify your insurance when making an appointment.

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Andrew Adelson, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Adelson's profile.

Dr. Andrew Adelson, MD is affiliated with Medstar Washington Hospital Center.

Yes, Dr. Andrew Adelson, MD holds board certification in Ophthalmology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Medstar Washington Hospital Center

    110 Irving St NW, Washington, DC