Manfred A Vonfricken, MD Ophthalmology

Manfred A Vonfricken, MD

Ophthalmology, Optometry and Other Specialty
Falls Church, VA 22042 (1 other location)
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Patients’ Perspective

  • Friendly staff
  • Trusted diagnosis
  • Good bedside manner

About Manfred A Vonfricken MD

Manfred A Vonfricken, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Falls Church, VA, with another office in Fairfax, VA. He has 47 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology, Optometry and Other Specialty.

Manfred Vonfricken has received the following award:


Dr. Manfred A Vonfricken has 2 locations

Inova Fairfax Hospital 3300 Gallows Rd Falls Church, VA 22042
Dr. Manfred A Vonfricken 8505 Arlington Blvd Ste 300 Fairfax, VA 22031


Dr. Manfred A Vonfricken has the following 3 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Manfred A Vonfricken has the following 4 areas of expertise

  • Retina Surgery
  • Premature Infant
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Laser Surgery


1 Award

  • Patients' Choice Award (2016)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.


47 Years Experience

Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1975

University Of Florida Health Shands Hospital


Dr. Manfred A Vonfricken Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Select
  • Anthem
    • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
    • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS
    • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
    • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry - Bon Secours Tier 2
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO

More about Dr. Manfred A Vonfricken

Following his graduation from Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Arts degree (with honors), Dr. von Fricken went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He continued his medical training with an internship in Internal Medicine at Shands Teaching Hospital at the University of Florida’s School of Medicine, followed by a residency in Ophthalmology at Georgetown University School of Medicine and a fellowship in Vitreoretinal Diseases at University Hospitals and Clinics at the University of Iowa College of Medicine. Dr. von Fricken, who is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, belongs to numerous professional societies and organizations. He serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Georgetown University’s Center for Sight and the Washington National Eye Center. He has hospital affiliations at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital and Inova Fairfax Hospital where he served as Chief of the Ophthalmology Section for eight years. Dr. von Fricken is licensed in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. Serving as the principal investigator in two phase III clinical trials for macular degeneration and as co-investigator in four additional clinical research trials is just part of the reason Dr. von Fricken has earned honors and recognition for his work. He was included in “America’s Best Doctors” since 2001, has been selected each of the past 20 years as one of the D.C. area’s top physicians by Washingtonian Magazine and received the 2005 Honor Award from the American Society of Retinal Specialists. He has authored or co-authored more than two dozen articles and abstracts and has presented clinical research at national and international meetings.

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