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Srinivas Manikonda Sastry, M.D.

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Specializes in: Adults (18+ years)


Expertise: Angioplasty, Diabetic Retinopathy, Laser Surgery, Macular Degeneration, Macular Degeneration (Age-Related), Ophthalmology, Retinal Detachment, Retinal Surgery


Srinivas Sastry, MD
Appointment Phone: 301-896-0101

10215 Fernwood Road
Suite 305
Bethesda, MD 20817 map
Fax: 301-843-9941

Cambridge Professional Center
Appointment Phone: 301-843-9971

3500 Old Washington Road
Suite 203
Waldorf, MD 20602 map
Phone: 301-843-9971


Dr. Sastry is a board certified, fellowship trained ophthalmologist specializing in retina, macula, vitreous diseases and surgery. He has been selected as one of America's Top Ophthalmologists and one of Washingtonian Magazines Top Doctors 2010.

He has a special interest in treatment of macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and has performed several thousand retina procedures.

Dr. Sastry received his MD degree in India in 1989 and M.P.H. degree from Harvard University, Boston in 1990. He has been on surgical staff of Washington Hospital Center since 1998 where he participates in training of residents of the WHC-Georgetown residency program.

Dr. Sastry has presented research at national and international meetings and has published numerous articles on ophthalmology and the prevention of eye disease. To learn more about Dr.Sastry, visit more

Departments / Divisions

  • Surgery at Suburban Hospital



  • MD, Kasturba Medical College (1989)
  • Masters, Harvard University of Public Health (1990)


  • Howard University Hospital / Ophthalmology (1995)


  • National Eye Institute (1992)
  • University of Washington / Vitreo-Retinal Surgery (1997)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmology (1997)

Activities & Honors


  • First surgeon in Waldorf/ Bethesda area to repair retina detachment using 25 gauge "no stitch" technique.
  • First surgeon in Waldorf/ Bethesda area to perform Retisert implant.
  • First surgeon in Waldorf/ Bethesda area to perform intraoperative Ozurdex implant.
  • First retinal detachment repair done in Southern Maryland.
  • First surgeon to have Cirrus HD OCT (Zeiss) imaging system in Bethesda and Waldorf areas.
  • Chief of Surgery, Suburban Hospital (Johns Hopkins Medicine), 2010
  • Chief of Ophthalmology 2002, Suburban Hospital (Johns Hopkins Medicine), 2001 - 2010
  • Attending Retina Surgeon, Washington Hospital Center
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