Aruoriwo Mariam Oboh-Weilke, MD| Cornea and External Diseases, Cataract and Refractive Disease | MedStar Health

Aruoriwo Mariam Oboh-Weilke, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (652 reviews)

Specialties: Cornea and External Diseases, Cataract and Refractive Disease, Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Languages: Yoruba, German, French, English


About me

Dr. Aruoriwo Oboh-Weilke has been an ophthalmologist at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital since 2009 and is currently an associate professor of Ophthalmology at the School of Medicine. She is also on staff at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

A fellow in the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Dr. Oboh-Weilke specializes in cataracts, other external diseases of the cornea and refractive procedures.

After receiving her medical degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Dr. Oboh-Weilke began a year-long research fellowship in neurosurgery at Rutgers/NYU. She subsequently fulfilled her internship at New York Hospital Queens and residency at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Oboh-Weilke then completed a fellowship at The Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Oboh-Weilke is the co-author of a textbook chapter on advanced techniques in ophthalmologic surgery, and has published numerous abstracts.

Before joining MedStar, Dr. Oboh-Weilke was an ophthalmologist with the Dakota Clinic in Fargo and associate medical director of the North Dakota Eye Bank.

Philosophy of Care
I believe that every person is entitled to the very best eye care possible, for every condition. Toward that end, I treat every one of my patients in a caring and compassionate manner.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Dry Eyes
  • Glaucoma
  • Inflammation Of The Eyelid
  • Iritis
  • Pterygium
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Pupil Function
  • Abnormalities Of The Eyes
  • Absence Of Eye
  • Accommodation
  • Acute Inflammation Of Orbit
  • Agenesis Of Eye
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Alternating Hyperphoria
  • Aniseikonia
  • Anisocoria
  • Anisometropia
  • Anterior Segment Diseases
  • Anterior Uveitis In Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
  • Aphakia
  • Aphakic Bullous Keratopathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Blepharoptosis
  • Blepharospasm
  • Blind In One Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Blood Clot In Eye
  • Blood In Eye
  • Blurred Vision
  • Buphthalmos
  • Cataract
  • Choroidal Neovascularization
  • Ciliary Body Degeneration
  • Color Blindness
  • Complications Of Lasik
  • Congenital Cranial Nerve 7 Palsy
  • Conjunctival Burn
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Contact Lens Induced Corneal Edema
  • Contact Lens Infections
  • Contact Lens Related Problems
  • Corneal And Conjunctival Tumors
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Cytomegaloviral Retinitis
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disorders Of The Vitreous
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectopia Lentis
  • Ectropion
  • Entropion
  • Epiretinal Membrane
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Complications Of Wegener
  • Eye Inflammation
  • Eye Pain
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Eyelid Malposition
  • Eyelid Trauma
  • Eyelid Tumors
  • Failed Vision Screening
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body (CORNEA)
  • Fuchs Dystrophy
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Glaucoma
  • Grave's Disease
  • Growth On Eye
  • Herpes Simplex Eye Infections
  • Herpes Simplex With Ophthalmic Complication
  • Herpes Zoster Eye Infections
  • Hypertelorism
  • Idiopathic Orbital Inflammatory Disease
  • Infectious Retinitis
  • Inflammation Of The Eyelid
  • Intermediate Uveitis
  • Intraocular Tumors
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Laceration Of Eye
  • Lacrimal System Trauma
  • Legal Blindness
  • Lupus Eye Conditions
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Hole
  • Melanoma Of Eye
  • Microphthalmos
  • Myopia
  • Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ocular Inflammatory Diseases
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Ocular Surface Diseases
  • Ophthalmic Trauma
  • Optic Nerve Disease
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Optic Neve Hypoplasia
  • Orbit Cancer
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Orbital Fractures
  • Orbital Inflammatory Syndromes
  • Orbital Tumors
  • Papilledema
  • Pars Planitis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pseudoexfoliation Glaucoma
  • Pseudophakia
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Pterygium
  • Punctal Stenosis
  • Red Eye
  • Refraction For Eyeglasses
  • Refractive Amblyopia
  • Refractive Errors
  • Retinal And Choroidal Tumors
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vascular Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Ruptured Vessel Of Eye
  • Scleritis
  • Sensitivity To Light
  • Sjogrens
  • Stargardt Macular Degeneration
  • Stevens Johnson Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Sudden Vision Loss
  • Unexplained Tearing
  • Unexplained Vision Loss
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Viral Conjunctivitis
  • Viral Retinitis
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Changes
  • Visual Discomfort
  • Visual Disturbance
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Impairment
  • Vitreoretinal Disorders
  • Xerophthalmia
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Procedures I perform

  • Accommodating Lens Implant
  • Arterial Biopsy
  • Astigmatism Lenses
  • Cataract Removal
  • Complex Cataract Surgery
  • Contact Lenses
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Diode Laser Cyclophotocoagulation
  • Electroretinogram
  • Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Eye Health
  • General Eye Care
  • Laser Vision Correction
  • Microsurgery
  • Multifocal Lens Implant
  • No Stitch Cataract Surgery
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Prescription Eyeglasses
  • Prosthetic Eye
  • Punctal Plugs For Dry Eyes
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Replacement Of Contact Lens
  • Retina And Vitreous Surgery
  • Soft And Hard Contact Lens Exams
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Vision Testing And Screening In Young Children
  • Visual Electrophysiology
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center Lower Level
Washington, DC, 20007


Fax 202-444-4978

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MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage Signature and Select (aka Senior Advantage)
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Open POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Network OA
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • United Student Resources
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Tricare Prime
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus


Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology

Fellowship Program: Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute (2003)

Residency Program: SUNY Downstate Medical Center (2002)

Internship Program: New York Hospital Queens (1999)

Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (1997)


  • 2019 Top Doctor Award Top Ophthalmologist, Maryland
  • Distinguished Alumnus lecture, Department of Biology, Boston University
  • Invited Speaker, SUNY Medical Center Residency Graduation
  • Invited Speaker, Chesapeake Retina Center Lecture series May 2019 & June 2021
  • Invited Speaker, Maryland Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons 14th Annual Conference, May 2021

News and publications

Kirschenbaum D, Wang V, Francone S, Saleem M, Oboh-Weilke, MD: Reconsidering Pseudophakic Monovision: Cataract Counseling Practices and Patient satisfaction. The American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery. 2021

Kirschenbaum D, Rigor P, Nik N, Oboh-Weilke AM: Metastatic Breast Cancer presenting as an Epithelial Defect. Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery. 2020 JCRS-20-811R1

Weber J, Oboh-Weilke, A.M: Fungemia and Ocular involvement. Victor Simpson Lecture and Resident Research Day, June 2017

Shebaclo K, Dryjski O, Oboh-Weilke A.M: Minocycline Induced Hyperpigmentation of the Sclera Nine Years After Initiating Minocycline Therapy. The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 2017. Abstract 29491

Fong A, Oboh-Weilke A.M.: Results of Cataract Surgery in Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2016. Abstract 2433725

Fong A, Oboh-Weilke, A.M: Results of cataract surgery in HIV positive patients. The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 2016. Abstract 21169

Korchak M, Oboh-Weilke A.M.: Chronic Red Eye and Recurrent Facial Rash as the Presenting Symptoms of Pediatric Ocular Rosacea. The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 2016. Abstract 24275

Masters techniques in Ophthalmologic Surgery. Hampton Roy. Lacrimal Hyposecretion: Oboh-Weilke, A and Lustbader, J. 2015.

Shetty S, Patel H, Bierman L, Lustbader J, Oboh-Weilke A.M.: Aggressive conjunctival Kaposi sarcoma as the initial manifestation of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 2015. Abstract 12469

Oboh-Weilke A.M: Whorl-like pigmented corneal deposits in a patient with severe Atopic Keratoconjunctivitis. The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 2014. Abstract P3519

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  • Nov 28, 2023

    Dr Oboh-Weilke is the best. She's the reason I continue coming to Georgetown.

  • Nov 21, 2023

    I was listened to concerning my concerns and included in decisions concerning my careVery good communication

  • Nov 14, 2023

    Dr. Oboh is an excellent caring physician and specialist, highly trustworthy.