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For over 25 years Metropolitan Ophthalmology Associates has been providing quality eye care to McLean, VA, Chevy Chase, MD, and their surrounding communities. Click below to learn more about our providers.

Colleen Joseph, MD

Colleen Joseph HeadshotDr. Colleen A. Joseph is an ophthalmologist affiliated with Sibley Memorial Hospital. Dr. Joseph is certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology. She practices out of Metropolitan Ophthalmology Associates in Chevy Chase, MD and McLean, VA.

Dr. Joseph earned her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. She completed an internship at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center and a residency in ophthalmology at SUNY Upstate Medical University. 

Dr. Joseph is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and was just recently named a "2024 Top Doctor" in Ophthalmology by Northern Virginia Magazine and in 2022 by the Washingtonian.

Education

MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine (1987)

Residencies

Upstate University Hospital / Ophthalmology (1991)

Board Certifications

American Board of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmology (1999)

 NorthernVirginia MagazineTop Doctors 2022 Plaque Colleen JosephTopDoctor-2022-2

Michael Tigani, MD

Michael-Tigani-VIPDr. Michael Tigani is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with offices in McLean, Virginia and Chevy Chase, Maryland. He is certified by The American Board of Ophthalmology. After graduating from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, he did a year of internship at The Washington Hospital Center. His completed his residency in ophthalmology at The Georgetown University Center For Sight in 1987. He is on staff at Sibley Memorial Hospital. He has been a member of The American Academy of Ophthalmology since 1987. Dr. Tigani was also just recently named a "2024 Top Doctor" in Ophthalmology by Northern Virginia Magazine and a "2023 Top Doctor" in Ophthalmology by the Washingtonian.

Education

MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (1983)

Residencies

MedStar Georgetown University Medical Center / Ophthalmology (1987)

Board Certifications

American Board of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmology (1989)

  NorthernVirginia MagazineTop Doctors 2022 Plaque Michael TiganiTopDoctor-2022-2

Jean Park, MD

Jean-Park-MOA-VIPDr. Jean Park, M.D., is a board-certified ophthalmologist at Metropolitan Ophthalmology Associates, who offers patients the latest surgical techniques and treatments for both glaucoma and cataract surgery. She sees patients at our McLean, VA, location.

After her undergraduate degree at Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Park completed medical school and residency at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine in Pennsylvania. She completed her fellowship in glaucoma at the Emory Eye Center. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Glaucoma Society.

Dr. Park enjoys serving at church and mission trips, traveling, spending time with family and friends, and playing music.  

Dr. Park also sees patients at our partner practice, Arlington Eye Center, which is located in Arlington, VA.

Specialties

Languages

  • Fluent in English and Korean

Nguyen Waterman, OD

Nguyen-Water-HrFrom our Chevy Chase, MD, location, Dr. Nguyen Waterman practices comprehensive eye care including routine eye exams, contact lens fittings, glaucoma and cataract evaluations, as well as pre and post-op surgery care. She also specializes in macular degeneration, diabetic eye, and strabismus evaluations. Dr. Waterman has a passion for treating dry eye patients and those who suffer from eye related allergies.

Prior to joining Metropolitan Ophthalmology Associates, Dr. Waterman worked at Kaiser Permanente where she focused on promoting preventative care of the patient. This entailed working hand in hand with internal medicine to ensure patients with hypertension, diabetes, and other systemic conditions were well monitored. She also participated in telemedicine consults reading retinal photos as a screening measure for diabetic patients.

Additionally Dr. Waterman previously worked at Texas Tech University Health Science Center, where she was responsible for teaching clinical skills to first and second year medical students as they rotated through the different sections. Dr. Waterman also worked as a civilian optometrist at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center where she received the Achievement Medal for Civilian Service in her care of the military community and their family members.

Dr. Waterman attended Washington University in St. Louis where she worked in the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology. After graduating cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis with a degree in Biochemistry, Dr. Waterman attended the University of Missouri in St. Louis Optometry School where she graduated on the Dean’s List.

While in optometry school Dr. Waterman was awarded the Mary M. Gilbert scholarship, a Merit Scholarship, and was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa International Honor Society. She was also awarded an American Academy of Optometry research stipend and a National Eye Institute Summer Research Fellowship at the University Of Houston School Of Optometry. During her summer fellowship, she published an abstract on corneal healing at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).

While not in the clinic, Dr. Waterman enjoys cooking and trying out new restaurants in the DMV area. You can also find her traveling, hiking, skiing–and more recently, at a barre or spin class.

Languages

  • Fluent in English and Vietnamese
  • Speaks some Spanish