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Patient Reviews

4.0
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(48)
Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Mohammad Jaafar is Good. Dr. Jaafar has been reviewed by 48 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
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Promptness 4.2
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Courteous Staff 4.6
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
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Bedside Manner 4.3
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Spends Time with Me 4.2
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Follows Up After Visit 4.1
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Mohammad Jaafar, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Glaucoma
  • Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)
  • Lazy Eye (Strabismus)
  • Optic Nerve Glioma
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity

Education & Awards

Dr. Jaafar graduated from American University Of Beirut. He has 25 awards.

Awards  
Sauber Excellence in Medicine Award Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
Honor Award American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
"The Golden Apple Award" for Teacher of the Year Washington Hospital Center
American College of Surgeons Fellow
Professional Achievement Award , Prevention of Blindness Society of the Washington Metropolitan Area
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
"The Golden Apple Award" for Teacher of the Year Residency in Ophthalmology, George Washington University
Professional Achievement Award Prevention of Blindness Society of the Washington Metropolitan Area
Achievement Award American Academy of Ophthalmology
Professional Achievement Award Prevention of Blindness Society 2001
Medal of Honor Egyptian Ophthamological Society 2003
Sauber Excellence in Medicine Award Children's National Medical Center 2005
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award
American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow
Achievement Award American Academy of Ophthalmology 1999
Leadership Development Recognition Award American Academy of Ophthalmology 2000
Super Doctors Washington Post Magazine 2011
Medal of Honor Egyptian Ophthalmological Society 2003
Top Doctors Northern Virginia Magazine 2013
Top Doctors U.S. News and World Report 2011
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Fairfax, VA
Ophthalmologist

Affiliations

Dr. Jaafar has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Holy Cross Hospital 
  • Washington Hospital Center 

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Arabic
  • French
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Mohammad S Jaafar MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 33 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Mohammad S. Jaafar practice?
Dr. Mohammad Jaafar has 7 office locations.
Dr. Mohammad Jaafar practices Ophthalmology near Fairfax, VA.
Additional practice locations include: Washington, DC and Rockville, MD.
See Fairfax Ophthalmologists.