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Dr. Marena Patronas, MD

Ophthalmologist

Professional statement

Marena Patronas, MD, is board-certified in ophthalmology and an associate clinical professor at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences specializes in Retina and Vitreous Diseases. Her clinical interests are centered on diagnosing and treating complex retinal disease, such as diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachments, retinal vascular disease and macular degeneration. Prior to joining the GWU Medical Faculty Associates, she was Assistant Professor for the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She enjoyed teaching and working closely with ophthalmology residents and medical students. While at the University of Maryland, she was the certified ophthalmologist in the multicenter EDIC (Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications) trial, which was the follow up study for the historic DCCT (Diabetes Control and Complications Trial). Dr. Patronas also participated in several clinical trials at the University, exploring the effect of chemotherapeutic agents on the eye and retina. Dr. Patronas received her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from Georgetown University and her Doctor of Medicine from Georgetown University School of Medicine. She completed a transitional year internship at Flushing Hospital Medical Center in Queens, NY and an Ophthalmology Residency at St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center-Manhattan, New York Medical College. She also completed a fellowship in Vitreo-retinal surgery at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School in Boston. Dr. Patronas has also previously practiced in Ohio with the Retina Associates in Cleveland and the Retina Group of Columbus.

In-network insurances

  • AdvantageMD
  • Adventist Health
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Ophthalmologist

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Education and training

  • Medical School - Georgetown University, Doctor of Medicine
  • New York Medical College, Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center, Residency in Ophthalmology
  • Harvard University, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Flushing Hospital Medical Center (Internship)
  • Georgetown University (Bachelor's)

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1992928352

Office locations

GWMFA Ophthalmology

George Washington Medical Faculty Associates

2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Fl 2A

Washington, DC 20037

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Very professional.
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I have always liked Dr. Patronas. She is extremely knowledgable and kind whenever I see her. I think she is a good example of how a ophthalmologist should be. I may want to be an ophthalmologist like her.
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Visit was informative.
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As always I enjoy seeing the physicians here @ GW Medical Faculty Associates.
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