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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Forrest Ellis is Good. Dr. Ellis has been reviewed by 21 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
Promptness 3.0
Courteous Staff 3.4
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 3.8
Spends Time with Me 3.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Forrest Ellis, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Lazy Eye (Strabismus)
  • Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity

Education & Awards

Dr. Ellis graduated from Indiana University , Indianapolis. He has 1 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)


Dr. Ellis has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Inova Fairfax Hospital 
  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital 
  • University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital 


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

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Additional Information
Dr. Forrest J Ellis MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 22 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Forrest J. Ellis practice?
Dr. Forrest Ellis has 1 office location.
Dr. Forrest Ellis practices Ophthalmology near Falls Church, VA.
See Falls Church Ophthalmologists.