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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Heather Hartzell is Excellent. Dr. Hartzell has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Heather Hartzell, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • She has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Cataract
  • Contact lenses
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Cosmetic Surgery (Aesthetic Procedures)
  • Diabetes
  • Glaucoma
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures

Education & Awards

Dr. Hartzell graduated from Washington University at St. Louis, Saint Louis. She has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2014)


Dr. Hartzell has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital 
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Heather D Hartzell MD is a female Ophthalmologist, has 16 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Heather D. Hartzell practice?
Dr. Heather Hartzell has 1 office location.
Dr. Heather Hartzell practices Ophthalmology near Fairfax, VA.
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