Dr. Alex Melamud received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia University, his Master of Arts degree from Case Western Reserve University and his Doctor of
Medicine from Case Western Reserve University. His post-graduate education included an internship in internal medicine at the New York University hospital and residency in ophthalmology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation where he was elected to serve as the chief resident. Dr. Melamud completed a surgical and medical fellowship in retinal disease at the Duke University Medical Center.
Dr. Melamud is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retinal Surgeons. He is licensed in Virginia, Maryland and Washington D.C.
In addition to clinical care Dr. Melamud is actively involved with research at the national and regional level, acting as a principal and co-investigator in clinical trials. Dr. Melamud has over a dozen peer-reviewed publications, book chapters and abstracts to his credit and presents regularly at national and regional conferences. Dr. Melamud is the co-director of the fellowship program administered by the Retina Group of Washington in conjunction with Georgetown University/Washington Hospital Center and serves as a clinical assistant professor at Georgetown University. Dr. Melamud has twice received grants to pursue training and research and has received a U.S. patent for the development of a surgical device for use during retinal surgery.
Dr. Melamud has a passion for international volunteerism and regularly travels abroad to provide surgical care in countries in Africa, Asia and South America.…