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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Essepian, Ophthalmologist is Good. Dr. Essepian has been reviewed by 46 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.4
Bedside Manner 4.2
Spends Time with Me 4.1
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Essepian, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Corneal Transplantation
  • Eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty)
  • Glaucoma
  • Laser Medicine & Surgery
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures

Education & Awards

Dr. Essepian graduated from Georgetown University, Washington. He has 3 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Fairfax, VA


Dr. Essepian has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Northern Virginia Community Hospital 
  • Inova Alexandria Hospital 


  • German
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. John Essepian MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 24 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. John Essepian practice?
Dr. John Essepian has 1 office location.
Dr. John Essepian practices Ophthalmology near Fairfax, VA.
See Fairfax Ophthalmologists.