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Patient Reviews

4.5
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Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thomas Clinch, Ophthalmologist is Excellent. Dr. Clinch has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
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Promptness 5.0
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Courteous Staff 5.0
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Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
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Bedside Manner 5.0
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Spends Time with Me 4.6
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Follows Up After Visit 5.0
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Thomas Clinch, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 13 areas:
  • Astigmatism
  • Bacterial Eye Infections
  • Cornea Transplant Penetrating Keratoplasty
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Transplantation
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Fungal eye infections
  • Keratoconus eye
  • LASIK Laser In Situ Keratomileusis
  • Laser Eye Surgery Photorefractive Keratectomy
  • Laser Eye Surgery Photorefractive Keratectomy
  • Laser Medicine & Surgery
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures

Education & Awards

Dr. Clinch graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia. He has 26 awards.

Awards  
Meritorious Unit Commendation
Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship
Naval Achievement Medal
National Registry - Who's Who
Navy Commendation Medal
Carol E. Mullen Ophthalmology Award
Blue Ribbon Panel
William W. Bodine Research Award
Achievement Award
Alpha Omega Alpha
Best Doctors in America
Navy Commendation Medal
Silver Honoree
Carol E. Mullen Ophthalmology Award
Achievement Award
Phi Beta Kappa
Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship
Phi Beta Kappa
Naval Achievement Medal
Apex Plus Society
Alpha Omega Alpha
Starr Surgeon
William W. Bodine Research Award
Meritorious Unit Commendation
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Clinch has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Washington Hospital Center 
  • George Washington Univ Hospital 

Languages

  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Thomas Edward Clinch MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 27 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Thomas E. Clinch practice?
Dr. Thomas Clinch has 2 office locations.
Dr. Thomas Clinch practices Ophthalmology near Chevy Chase, MD.
Additional practice locations include: Washington, DC.
See Chevy Chase Ophthalmologists.