Dr. Amy Green-Simms is comprehensive ophthalmologist with a special interest in cataract, glaucoma care, and eyelid surgery. She graduated from the University of Michigan, then earned her medical degree at the Mayo Clinic as a Laverne Brown Scholar. She completed an internship in internal medicine/surgery at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, IL, where she was named “Intern of the Year.” She then returned to the Mayo Clinic to complete her ophthalmology residency.
Dr. Green-Simms is the author of one textbook chapter and nine ophthalmology research articles in renowned national journals. Her research on macular degeneration earned her a VitreoRetinal Surgery Foundation Research Award.
She has spent time studying biology in Israel and volunteering with the Unite for Sight program in Ghana. She enjoys traveling, hiking, and photography.
She has been voted a Washingtonian Top Doc in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. She is also a 2021 Bethesda Magazine Top Doctor.