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The Department of Ophthalmology

The department of Ophthalmology of the Howard University College of Medicine was established by the Board of Trustees of Howard University on January 22, 2000. Prior to that date, the Ophthalmology Service, located in the Ambulatory Care Center (Towers Building) at Howard University Hospital, was a division under the Department of Surgery. Our services include:

  • Corneal disease and cataract surgery
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Eye alignment disorders (strabismus)
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular degeneration
  • Neuro - ophthalmology
  • Oculoplastics 
  • Low vision
  • Pediatric eye care
  • Refractive surgery
  • Vitreo-Retinals Surgery

Meet the Chair

Leslie Jones, MD
Interim Chair 
Howard University College of Medicine
Howard University Hospital

Related Events

Back to School Checkups

Saturday, August 06, 2016

Walk-in "Back to School" Physicals, Sports Physicals and Immunizations are available for your child each Saturday during the month of August. 


Back to School Checkups

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Walk-in "Back to School" Physicals, Sports Physicals and Immunizations are available for your child each Saturday during the month of August. 


Back to School Checkups

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Walk-in "Back to School" Physicals, Sports Physicals and Immunizations are available for your child each Saturday during the month of August. 

The Department of Ophthalmology Administrative Offices
Tower Building
Suite 2100
2041 Georgia Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20060

Appointments & Scheduling Phone: (202) 865-7677

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm