Gitanjali Bhagia Baveja, M.D.

Gitanjali Bhagia Baveja, M.D.

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Gitanjali Bhagia Baveja, M.D. has been practicing ophthalmology since 2006 and is currently a partner at Loudoun Eye Care in Ashburn, Virginia. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences. Subsequently, she earned her medical degree with distinction from the George Washington University Medical School. Upon completing her internshipat Washington Hospital Center, she finished her residency training in ophthalmology at the University of Virginia and pursued a fellowship in Cornea and Refractive surgery at CorneaConsultants in Mclean, Virginia. In addition to presenting educational seminars to her colleagues andpatients, she has participated in several clinical trials. She currently serves as the president of the DC Society of Young Ophthalmologists and is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Virginia Society of EyePhysicians and Surgeons, and Northern Virginia Academy of Ophthalmology.

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