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William Patrick Madigan, Jr., MD

The Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Center for Surgical Care


Specialties: Amblyopia (lazy eye), Cataract and other lens abnormalities, Cranial Nerve Palsies, Developmental Eye Anomalies, Glaucoma, Orbital and Ocular Tumors, Pediatric Retinal Disorders, Ptosis and Other Eyelid Abnormalities, Strabismus in children and adults

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Ophthalmology
National Provider Identifier1912078189

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Children's Outpatient Center in Laurel
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13922 Baltimore Ave
Laurel Lakes Corporate Center
Laurel, MD 20707
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Phone: 240-568-7000 or 1-800-787-0006
Fax: 240-568-7010
TDD: 301-369-4132

Children's Outpatient Center of Montgomery County
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Shady Grove Medical Park
9850 Key West Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
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Phone: 301-765-5400 or 800-787-0243
Fax: 301-765-5497
*Ambulatory Surgery Center 301-765-5500

Children's National Specialists of Virginia, LLC
An affiliated private practice

3023 Hamaker Court
Suite 500
Fairfax, VA 22031
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Phone: 571-766-3100
Practice Manager: Chris Reilly
Fax: 571-766-3091

William P. Madigan, Jr., MD, FACS, is Vice Chief of the Division of Ophthalmology at Children’s National Medical Center. He continues as Professor and Chief of the Division of Ophthalmology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He serves as Director of the Children’s National Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship, the oldest, largest and most prestigious in the world.

Dr. Madigan retired from the US Army in 2004 as Chief of Ophthalmology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Consultant to the Surgeon General for Ophthalmology. He acts as consultant to Walter Reed for a monthly conference reviewing very complex patients and making recommendations for their treatment. He was elected to the medical honor society, AOA.

Dr. Madigan is an internationally recognized expert whose experience spans the entire spectrum of eye care for children and adults with strabismus. He is the Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology for the Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University Residency Program.

He is the author of a number of original scientific papers, abstracts, editorials and book chapters and serves on the editorial board of a number of Ophthalmology journals.

*This physician is an employee of Children’s National Specialists of Virginia, LLC.

TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Medical School Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Bethesda, MDDoctor of Medicine 1978 -1982
National & International Recognitions
Top DoctorsNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Super DoctorsWashington Hospital Center2011
Who's Who Among Professional PhysiciansCambridgeHonors Edition2007
America’s Top OphthalmologistsConsumer Research Council of America2007

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
FellowWashington Academy of Ophthalmology
MemberWashington D.C. Ophthalmology Society
FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
MemberAmerican Society of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Stra
Journal Article, Madigan, W.P., Raymond, W., Wroblewski, K., Thebpatiphat, N., Jaafar, M.S. (2008), A Review of Pediatric Uveitis:Part I-Infectious Causes and the Masquerade Syndromes., Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 45, 140-149.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Chung, H., Ewing-Thomas, A., Coker, M., de Nobel, L., Shah, R. (2008), Safety in the Perioperative Realm: A Collaborative Approach , Poster session presented at the Pediatric Trends Conference

Journal Article, Thach, A., Ward, T., Dick, J., Madigan, W. (2005), Intraocular Foreign Bodies in Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Ophthalmology, 112, 1829-1833.

Journal Article, Hammond, M.D., Madigan, W.P., Bower, K.S. (2005), Refractive Surgery in the US Army 2000 - 2003: Clinical Outcomes and Impact on Operational Readiness , Ophthalmology, 112, 184-190.

Journal Article, Fillmore, G.L., Ward, T.P., Bower, K.S., Dedenhofe, E.J., Grabenstein, J.D., Berry, G.K., Madigan, W.P. (2004), Ocular Complications of the Department of Defense Smallpox Vaccination Program, Ophthalmology, 111, 2086-2093.

Journal Article, Madigan, W.P., Bower, K.S. (2004), Refractive Surgery & Protective Eyewear in the Military , Ophthalmology, 111, 5, 855-856.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Hammond, M.D., Madigan, W.P., Bower, K.S. (2004), Clinical Outcomes and Impact on Operational Readiness, Poster session presented at the Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology

Conference Presentation - Poster, Barnes, S.D., Wilson, W.R., Beson, J.L., Madigan, W.P., Nelson, M.L. (2001), Initial Evaluation of LASIK During Ranger Training in the US Army, Poster session presented at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Journal Article, Cavallaro, B., Madigan, W.P., O'Hara, M., Kramer, K.K. (1998), Pediatric Intraocular Lenses, Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus , 35, 5, 254-263.

Journal Article, Varga, J.H., Rubinfield, R.S., Wolf, T.C., Stutzman, R.D., Peele, K.A., Clifford, W.S., Madigan, W.P. (1997), Anesthetic Abuse Ring Keratitis: Report of Four Cases, Cornea, 16, 4, 424-429.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for William Madigan, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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