David Belyea David Belyea
Chair, Department of Ophthalmology
Daniel P. Shephard M.D. and Dennis Shepard M.D. Professor of Ophthalmology
Professor of Ophthalmology

Office Phone: (202)741-2800
Email: Email
Department: Ophthalmology


  • BA, University of Maine At Orono, 1982
  • MD, Tufts University, 1986


David Belyea, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S. is board-certified in Ophthalmology.  He is the Vice Chair of the Department Ophthalmology, Director of Glaucoma Services, and an associate professor at The GWU School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

Dr. Belyea received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine.  He completed his internship and residency at the Letterman Army Medical Center and his fellowship at the California Pacific Medical Center.  He is board-certified in Ophthalmology and his clinical interests include Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery.

Dr. Belyea is a Division Surgeon with the United States Army National Guard Reserve and has been deployed to both Germany and Iraq.  He has held multiple academic positions throughout his medical career, received five teaching awards, and has been published in numerous publications.

Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

Board Certifications

Cataract Surgery

Industry Relationships and Collaborations

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has reported a financial interest with the health care related companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the University and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

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