Board-certified ophthalmologist and Retina specialist.
After obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida, Dr. Qureshi graduated with a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. He ranked in the top 3 students of a class of nearly 200 which earned him the honor of Junior Alpha Omega Alpha.
After medical school, Dr. Qureshi acquired his post-graduate general medical training at the Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, VA, where he developed his fondness for the surrounding region. He then trained in ophthalmology at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida. The Bascom Palmer Eye Institute has been consistently ranked as the number one ophthalmology hospital in the nation since 2003.
Dr. Qureshi then immediately established a private comprehensive ophthalmology practice in the Washington, D.C. metro area. In 2012, after 3 years of practice and with the desire to acquire further surgical skills to manage the most difficult surgical diseases of the retina and vitreous, he entered and finished a one year, intensive surgical fellowship at the Retina Institute of West Virginia. During that year alone, Dr. Qureshi performed greater than a thousand surgical retina procedures as the primary surgeon. After returning to his practice in Laurel, MD, he now actively takes care of patients with all types of eye problems.
He has professional membership in the following: American Medical Association, American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
Dr. Qureshi contributes to the Laurel community by participating in glaucoma and diabetic annual screenings conducted at the local regional hospital and gives educational lectures in the community regarding the importance of eye care.
Dr. Ong graduated cum laude from Newcomb College of Tulane University with a bachelor of science in Cell and Molecular Biology and Anthropology and received her medical degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA. She completed her internship at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, VA and her ophthalmology residency at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN.
She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, American Medical Association, and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
Her professional areas of interest include: cataract, glaucoma, and corneal surgery, diseases of the vitreous and retina, cosmetic and functional eyelid procedures, dry eye. She is proficient in Dutch and Spanish, and enjoys traveling, music, and running.