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Dr. Joel M Engelstein Is this you?

About Dr. Joel M Engelstein

Dr. Joel M Engelstein, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Silver Spring, MD, with another office in Washington, DC. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Engelstein is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital of Silver Spring, Johns Hopkins University Hospital and Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

16 Ratings with 9 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joel M Engelstein is Good. Dr. Joel M Engelstein has been rated by 16 patients. From those 16 patients 9 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Joel M Engelstein is 2.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Rodman Engelstein Gutmark Mds

8630 Fenton St Ste 130
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Medstar Washington Hospital Center

110 Irving St NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Specialties

Dr. Joel M Engelstein has the following 1 specialty

  • Ophthalmology

    An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
    Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

  • Expertise

    11 Expertise

  • Blindness
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Vision Issues
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Pain
  • Cataract
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Eye Exam

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Reviews

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ACCOUNTANT

Dr. Engelstein is a great Dr. Friendly and professional. The staff is respectful. he performed my Mom 's cataract surgery with success. She can see well with the eye that had the surgery. I have friends who told me that they did the cataract surgery and their eyes are watery all the time. My mon did not experience that with Dr. Engelstein.

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Improvement

My last visit with Dr. Engelstein says to me that the negative reviews have been considered and I experienced a more hospitable environment from staff. Keep up the good work!

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Great doctor!

Dr. Engelstein performed my cataract surgery recently with great success. He was concerned about a possible problem in my retina (hard to see with a cataract in the way) so he referred me to a retinal specialist. He was calm and patient, always taking my concerns seriously.

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DO NOT GO!

I waited more than 3 hours! 3Hours! I had to work right after the apt so I was not even able to see the doctor in time!! After seeing the assistant, I told her I needed to be at work in an hour, so what does she do? She puts in drops in my eyes to dilate them! so I told her I had to hurry, so she adds more! (Thats not how medicine works but ok!?) After all that she tells me the doctor wont be able to see me and that the dilation wont wear off until much later! Now I have to go to work and I cant even see... Horrible Horrible experience. Will never go there again, Im advising everyone to not go there!

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Unethical, Illogical, and Insulting

That's all I have to say about this person who calls himself a physician. I would rather have my dog's veterinarian work on my eye than this individual.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Engelstein is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

  • Johns Hopkins Health System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Joel M Engelstein accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS
    • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
    • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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