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Edward S. Parelhoff, MD

Edward S. Parelhoff, MD is a board certified ophthalmologist with specialized training in pediatric ophthalmology. Raised in Baltimore, MD, he is a 1978 graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Following an internship in Pediatrics at University Hospital in San Diego, CA, he completed a residency in ophthalmology at the Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. He completed two fellowships in Pediatric Ophthalmology and strabismus surgery and in ophthalmic genetics. Dr. Parelhoff holds appointments at the George Washington University School of Medicine in the ophthalmology and child health and development departments. He specializes in strabismus surgery for children and adults. He has been in private practice since 1983. In his spare time he enjoys travel, woodworking, photography and golf.

Certifications & Awards:

  • Commonwealth of Virginia Medical License

  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

  • Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology

  • Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctor

  • Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctor

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology

  • American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

  • American Board of Ophthalmology (Associate Examiner)

  • Costenbader Alumni Society