Dr. Shilpa Rose is an ophthalmologist practicing in Washington, DC. Dr. Rose specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Rose can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Rose can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.
Education and Training
Mechanical Engineering 1996
OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyABO
- Macular Degeneration
- Corneal Ulcer
- Geo Washington Univ Sch Med, Ophthalmology
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CHEVY CHASE, MD 20815Get Direction
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