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Dr. Sam Mansour, MD, FACS, FRCSC

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    Overview

    Sam Mansour, MD, FRCS, FACS, FAAO is board-certified in Ophthalmology, certified by the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons (Canada) and a clinical professor at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. He is also the medical director of the Virginia Retina Center. He specializes in the management of patients with vitreoretinal disorders. He received both his M.D. and M.Sc. (Neuroscience) degrees from McMaster University in Ontario, Canada. During that time, he was awarded two competitive and prestigious scholarships: The Ontario Graduate Scholarship and the McMaster University Scholarship, 1982 - 1984. Thereafter, he completed an internship in comprehensive medicine at the University of Western Ontario. Later, Dr. Mansour went on to complete his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Toronto. In 1991, Dr. Mansour was awarded the E.A. Baker Fellowship (1991- 1992). He then came to the United States to complete his fellowship in vitreoretinal and laser eye surgery. This was completed at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco under the direction of the world-renowned vitreoretinal surgeon, Dr. Everett Ai. After completion of his fellowship, Dr. Mansour was retained by Stanford University where he was appointed as assistant clinical professor of Ophthalmology. He was also director of the Retina service as associate chief of the Division of Ophthalmology at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC), a major teaching hospital in the Stanford system. He remained there until he joined the faculty at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences as associate clinical professor of Ophthalmology in 2003. Throughout the past 20 years, Dr. Mansour has been involved in several areas of both basic science and clinical retinal research. He has presented his extensive research at numerous national and international conferences including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology. He has also authored and co-authored several articles in peer review journals including Archives of Ophthalmology, American Journal of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology, Retina, the Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology, Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science and the New England Journal of Medicine. In addition, he has authored several chapters in both medical and ophthalmology textbooks. In addition to many publications and presentations, Dr. Mansour, George Washington University School of Health & Sciences clinical professor, continues to be an actively involved instructor for students and ophthalmology residents. Since the completion of his fellowship to the present time, he has been an instructor at several American Academy of Ophthalmology courses. Dr. Mansour is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the American College of Surgeons. He is also an active member of the American Society of Retinal Surgeons and the Virginia Society of Ophthalmology. Dr. Mansour's clinical and research interests include novel therapeutic modalities for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Ophthalmologist (Eye Doctor)

    Education & Training

    Ca Pacific M C Pacific, Ophthalmology (Residency)

    University of Toronto (Residency)

    Other Degree - Mc Master Univ- Sch Of Med- Hamilton- Ont- Canada

    Medical Degree - Northern Ontario School of Medicine

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Ophthalmology

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    Locations

    GW Ophthalmology - Foggy Bottom North Pavilion

    2150 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

    1st Floor, Floor 2A

    Washington, DC 20037

    (202) 741-2800

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Sam Mansour accepting new patients?

    Yes, Sam Mansour is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Sam Mansour offer online booking?

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    Does Sam Mansour offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Mansour's office at (202) 741-2800 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Sam Mansour speak?

    Sam Mansour speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Sam Mansour have?

    Sam Mansour is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

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