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Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Ophthalmology, 2011
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Residency, Ophthalmology, 2010
    Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital
  • Internship, 2007
    Georgetown University Hospital
  • MD, 2006
    Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • BSBA, 2001
    Duke University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

National Provider ID: 1720285455


Heather C. de Beaufort, M.D., graduated from the Georgetown University School of Medicine. She then completed her Ophthalmology residency at the combined program of New York University and Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital. She completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at Children’s National Hospital and because of her wonderful experience was happy to continue her career as an attending at Children’s National. She now serves as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics at George Washington University, while caring for patients at Children's National.

Dr. de Beaufort’s particular pediatric ophthalmology interests include strabismus, ptosis, and cataracts. She has participated in the annual ophthalmology surgical mission trip to the Dominican Republic and looks forward to future international medical mission work.

Research & Publications

American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Annual Meeting

(2011) Correlation of Pediatric Orbital Trauma Computed Tomography with Motility Exam

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting

(2010) Oblique 25-Gauge Transconjunctival Pars Plana Vitrectomy Results in Improved Postoperative Intraocular Pressure Fluctuation

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting

(2009) Comparison of Progression Rates Between Normal-Tension and High Tension Glaucoma Patients

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting

(2009) Glaucoma Filtering Surgery Decreases the Rate of Visual Field Progression

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting

(2009) Recurrent disc hemorrhage does not increase the rate of visual field progression.

4.8 / 5 4.8 out of 5 stars (based on 154 Patient/Family Ratings)

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

  • 4.8 / 5

    Care Provider explanations of prob/condition

  • 4.8 / 5

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