Dr. Namratha Turlapati, MD

Dr. Namratha Turlapati, MD

Dr. Namratha Turlapati, MD

Languages: English, Spanish, Telugu

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Specialties
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Conditions I Treat
  • abnormal pupil function
  • absence of eye
  • accommodation
  • acute inflammation of orbit
  • agenesis of eye
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Procedures I Perform
  • accommodating lens implant
  • arterial biopsy
  • astigmatism lenses
  • cataract removal
  • complex cataract surgery
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About the Provider

Namratha Turlapati, MD, is a board certified ophthalmologist whose practice is dedicated to adult comprehensive ophthalmology and pediatric ophthalmology.  She has additional fellowship specialty training in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus. She sees patients for adult and pediatric strabismus, amblyopia, blocked tear ducts, cataracts, diabetes, and macular degeneration.
 
Dr. Turlapati takes a comprehensive approach to the treatment of these complications through the use of medical and surgical techniques, aiming to optimize the safety of patients when any kind of surgery is necessary. Her clinical interests include medical and surgical management of adult and pediatric strabismus, cataract, and refractive surgery. Her research interests include retinopathy of prematurity.
 
Dr. Turlapati received her medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School before doing an internship program at the University of Illinois-Chicago. She then completed residency training at the Medical College of Wisconsin and a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at Children's National Medical Center.
 
 



Philosophy of Care
 
"My practice is very comprehensive. I see patients of all ages, beginning with newborns. My intention is to treat every patient as if they were a family member. It is important to me that my patients feel informed about their conditions and their treatment options. Through conversation, I create a safe space, where my patients feel comfortable and put their trust in me.
 
I take a thoughtful approach to the diagnosis and medical needs of my patients. For this reason, I counsel my patients in treatment options that are the safest and fastest ways to improve their vision."

Education
  • Fellowship Program: Children's National Medical Center (2016)
  • Residency Program: Medical College of Wisconsin (2015)
  • Internship Program: University of Illinois-Chicago (2012)
  • Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (2011)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology
Insurance
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Practice Locations
  • 15001 Health Center Drive
    Bowie, MD 20716
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  • 4000 Mitchellville Road
    Bowie, MD 20716
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    Phone: (301) 464-1192
    Fax: (301) 464-2864

  • 8630 Fenton Street
    Suite 7
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
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  • 106 Irving Street Northwest
    Suite 420
    Washington, DC 20010
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  • 3305 North Leisure World Boulevard
    Silver Spring, MD 20906
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  • 8630 Fenton Street
    Suite 800
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
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  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Washington, DC 20007
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  • 110 Irving Street Northwest
    OPERATING ROOM
    Suite NW
    Washington, DC 20010
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Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center