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Joseph Mekhail, MD

Dr. Mekhail is fellowship- trained and Board Certified Ophthalmologist. He specializes in refractive cataract surgery, as well as the medical and surgical management of cornea and ocular surface disease. He offers a full spectrum of anterior segment procedures, including laser cataract surgery, corneal crosslinking, pterygium surgery, and corneal transplants (PKP, DSEK, & DMEK).

He completed his ophthalmology residency training at the Georgetown University / Washington Hospital Center department of Ophthalmology, followed by further subspecialty training in cornea and cornea transplant surgery, ocular surface surgery, and refractive surgery at The University of California, Irvine. During his training, he was honored with the Ocular Innovation Award for his research work, as well as a research grant from The Prevention of Blindness Society. He was also honored with the String of Pearls award for his dedication to teaching medical students and the Fellow of the Year award for his contributions to teaching resident surgery.

Dr. Mekhail is originally from Cleveland, Ohio, and completed his undergraduate at Georgetown University where he graduated cum laude with a major in Biology and Global Health, and a minor in Studio Art. He enjoys spending time with his wife and dog, painting, and playing piano.

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