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Gordon Andrew Byrnes, MD Ophthalmology

Gordon Andrew Byrnes, MD

Ophthalmology
4.8
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Alexandria, VA 22310 (2 other locations)
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Patients’ Perspective

  • Easy scheduling
  • Trusted diagnosis
  • Provides follow-up as needed

About Gordon Andrew Byrnes MD

Gordon Andrew Byrnes, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Alexandria, VA, with other offices in Manassas, VA and Washington, DC. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology.

Gordon Byrnes has received the following awards:

Locations

Dr. Gordon Andrew Byrnes has 3 locations

The Retina Group Of Washington Pc 6354 Walker Ln Ste 100 Alexandria, VA 22310
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
The Retina Group Of Washington Pc 10530 Linden Lake Plz Ste 305 Manassas, VA 20109
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Alex Melamud Md 660 Pennsylvania Ave SE Frnt 2 Washington, DC 20003

Specialties

Dr. Gordon Andrew Byrnes has the following specialty

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Gordon Andrew Byrnes has the following 13 areas of expertise

  • Vitrectomy
  • Uveitis
  • Cataract
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Radiation Injuries
  • Blindness
  • Eye Pain
  • Glaucoma
  • Eye Exam
  • Retina Surgery
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Vision Issues

Awards

3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2009, 2008)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2012)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

Education

39 Years Experience

Uniformed Services Univ Of The Health Sciences F E Hebert Schl Of Medicine

Graduated in 1983

Wills Eye Institute

Residency

Dr. Gordon Andrew Byrnes Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna Innovation Health
    • Aetna VA Signature Gold HMO
  • Aetna Innovation Health Leap
  • Aetna Select
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
    • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • Anthem Pathway X Tiered Hospital and Dental Prime MRF
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS
    • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
    • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry - Bon Secours Tier 2
    • Coventry - Southside Tier 2
    • Coventry DE PPO
    • Coventry Southern Health PPO
    • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • MD IPA/Optimum Choice HMO/Preferred POS
  • MEDICA CHOICE WITH UNITEDHEALTHC
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Gordon Andrew Byrnes

Dr. Byrnes first pursued his passion for medicine at the University of Colorado where he received a Bachelor of Arts (with distinction) in Molecular/Cellular Biology. He then went to the F. Edward Herbert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences where he was awarded a Doctor of Medicine degree. His post-doctoral training started with a Family Practice internship at the Naval Hospital in Pensacola, Fla. and was followed by a residency in Ophthalmology at the National Naval Medical Center and a fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery/Ocular Oncology at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. For more than 10 years, Dr. Byrnes trained ophthalmologists as a Residency Program Director at the National Naval Medical Center. He also has worked extensively as a volunteer staff member at the National Institute of Health (NIH), performing patient consultations and surgeries for national research projects. His multifaceted role at The Retina Group of Washington includes serving as a surgical instructor for the practice’s Retinal Surgery Fellowship program. Dr. Byrnes is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is an Examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology. He holds licenses in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C., and is affiliated with Washington Hospital Center and Inova Fairfax Oaks Hospital. He heads the latter’s Retinal Surgery Section, one of the busiest and most respected facilities of its kind in Northern Virginia. A participant in numerous clinical and laboratory research projects throughout his career, Dr. Byrnes assisted in NIH studies on macular degeneration, uveitis and ocular lymphoma. He was the principal investigator for the Ozurdex Implant--which gained FDA approval and is used extensively today—and has over 20 published abstracts and 30 published articles to his credit, including a piece entitled “How Trout See” for Fly Fisherman. Dr. Byrnes is a frequent presenter at regional and national meetings and he oversees an annual retinal meeting in the Washington, D.C. area. He has received humanitarian and teaching awards and also volunteers as a Staff Ophthalmologist at the Fairfax Lyons Clinic.

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