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Dr. Mohammad Sami Jaafar MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 32 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Pediatrics, and Surgery.
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Dr. Mohammad Jaafar has 5 office locations.
Merrifield
3023 Hamaker Ct
Ste 500
Fairfax, VA 22031

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(16)
Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Mohammad Jaafar is Excellent. Dr. Jaafar has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
  • Currently 3.4 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.4
  • Currently 3.4444444444444 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.7
  • Currently 3.7 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.1
  • Currently 3.1 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.1
  • Currently 3.1 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars

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 24 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
Medal of Honor Egyptian Ophthamological Society 2003
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
American College of Surgeons Fellow
Professional Achievement Award Prevention of Blindness Society 2001
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 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)

Affiliations

Dr. Jaafar has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Washington Hospital Center 
  • Holy Cross Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Jaafar accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • CareFirst - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • The Chartered Health Plan - 2 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 4 plans
  • United Health Group, Inc. - Americhoice - 1 plan
  • Aetna - 3 plans
  • AMERIGROUP - 4 plans
  • Priority Partners - 1 plan

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Arabic
  • French


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Mohammad S. Jaafar practice?
Dr. Mohammad Jaafar practices Ophthalmology, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Pediatrics, and Surgery near Fairfax, VA.
Additional practice locations include: Washington, DC and Chevy Chase, MD.
See Fairfax Ophthalmologists, Fairfax Pediatric Specialists, Fairfax Pediatricians, and Fairfax Surgeons.