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Dr. Jay Lustbader, MD

Ophthalmology* Age 65
Dr. Jay Lustbader, MD
4.9 (94 Ratings)

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Dr. Jay Lustbader, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Washington, DC.
Dr. Jay Lustbader, MD
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Dr. Jay Lustbader, MD

Ophthalmology* Age 65
Washington, DC
Accepting new patients
40 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Jay Lustbader, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Washington, DC.

About

Dr. Jay Lustbader, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Washington, DC and has 40 years experience. They graduated from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 1984 and completed a residency at Wilmer Inst/Johns Hopkins.They currently practice at MedStar Health: Ophthalmology at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and are affiliated with Medstar Washington Hospital Center. At present, Dr. Lustbader received an average rating of 4.9/5 from patients and has been reviewed 94 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Lustbader is board certified in Ophthalmology and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Diseases
Keratitis
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Diseases
Keratitis
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Blepharitis
Cataract
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Corneal Ulcer
Drusen
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Dry Eyes
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Eye Infections
Eyelid Disorders
Farsightedness
Floaters
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Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Glaucoma
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Keratoconus
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Lazy Eye
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Miosis
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Ocular Hypertension
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Senile Cataracts
Tear Duct Disorders
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Cornea Surgery
Accommodation Disorders
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Astigmatism
Blindness
Blocked Tear Duct
Chalazion
Chorioretinal Scars
Chronic Conjunctivitis
Conjunctiva Cyst
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Corneal Erosion
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetes
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Diabetic Retinopathy
Diplopia
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Disorder of Choroid
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Eye Pain
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Herpetic Keratitis
Hordeolum
Hypertensive Retinopathy
Hypotony of Eye
Iridocyclitis
Macular Hole
Macular or Retinal Edema
Migraine
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Nearsightedness
Orbital Cellulitis
Pinguecula
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Presbyopia
Pterygium
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Stye
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Trichiasis
Uveitis
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Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Contact Lens Fitting Services
Contact Lens Treatment
Cornea Transplant
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Extraocular Muscle Surgery
Eyelid Surgery
LASIK
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Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Refractive Surgery
Repair of Eye Laceration
Tear Duct Surgery
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery

Insurance Accepted

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  • National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • GEHA
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • United Healthcare

Locations

  1. 1 MedStar Health: Ophthalmology at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
    3800 Reservoir Rd NW, Washington, DC 20007

Patient Satisfaction

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lustbader
4.9
Based on 94 Reviews
5 Stars (90)
4 Stars (1)
3 Stars (0)
2 Stars (1)
1 Star (2)

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Aug 03, 2023
Dr. Lustbader is a top shelf ophthalmologist - knowledgeable and skilled. He is unfailingly friendly and shows concern for our individual needs. We have been with him for decades and highly recommend him.
Richard Hoehn — Aug 03, 2023
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About Me

Care Philosophy
  • Jay Mark Lustbader, MD, is the Physician Executive Director of the Department of Ophthalmology for MedStar Health. Dr Lustbader is the director of cornea and refractive surgery and president of the Washington National Eye Center. Dr Lustbader holds a lifetime certification from the American Board of Ophthalmology and is licensed in DC, MD and VA. Dr Lustbader chose ophthalmology because he believes the field allows him to combine the best aspects of other areas of medicine: he performs high-tech microscopic surgeries and also has an opportunity to develop long-term relationships with his patients. He finds the greatest satisfaction in restoring his patients' sight.
Care Philosophy
Biography
  • Dr. Jay Lustbader, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Washington, DC and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 1984. He specializes in Ophthalmology and Family Medicine.
Biography
Specialties*
Ophthalmology
Family Medicine
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
    1984
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center
    1985
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Wilmer Inst/Johns Hopkins
    1988
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • GeorgeTown University
    1989
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Jay Lustbader, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Lustbader's profile.

Dr. Jay Lustbader, MD is affiliated with Medstar Washington Hospital Center.

Yes, Dr. Jay Lustbader, MD holds board certification in Ophthalmology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Medstar Washington Hospital Center

    110 Irving St NW, Washington, DC