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Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Ophthalmology, 1989
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Residency Program, Opthalmology, 1987
    Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
  • Internship Program, Internal Medicine, 1983
    Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
  • MD, 1982
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Awards & Recognition

  • Top Doctors No Va Magazine (2017, 2016, 2015)

National Provider ID: 1912078189


William P. Madigan, Jr., M.D., FACS, is an ophthalmologist at Children's National. He also serves as professor and chief of the Division of Ophthalmology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.

Dr. Madigan retired from the U.S. 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.

A Review of Pediatric Uveitis Part Infectious Causes and the Masquerade Syndromes

(2008) Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

(2001) Initial Evaluation of LASIK During Ranger Training in the US Army

Anesthetic Abuse Ring Keratitis Report of Four Cases

(1997) Cornea

Intraocular Foreign Bodies in Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom

(2005) Ophthalmology

Ocular Complications of the Department of Defense Smallpox Vaccination Program

(2004) Ophthalmology

Pediatric Intraocular Lenses

(1998) Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus

Pediatric Trends Conference

(2008) Safety in the Perioperative Realm: A Collaborative Approach