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Mohamad Sami Jaafar, MD Ophthalmology

Dr. Mohamad Sami Jaafar, MD

Ophthalmology, Optometry, Pediatrics
4.3
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Washington, DC 20010 (7 other locations)
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Patients’ Perspective

  • Friendly staff
  • Good bedside manner
  • Takes time to answer questions

About Mohamad Sami Jaafar MD

Dr. Mohamad Sami Jaafar, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Washington, DC, with other offices in Fairfax, VA and Rockville, MD (and 2 other locations). He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology, Optometry, Pediatrics.

Mohamad Jaafar has received the following awards:

Locations

Dr. Mohamad Sami Jaafar has 8 locations

Childrens National Health System 111 Michigan Ave NW Washington, DC 20010
Pediatric Specialists Of Virginia 3023 Hamaker Ct Ste 500 Fairfax, VA 22031
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Childrens National Montgomery County 9850 Key West Ave Rockville, MD 20850
Pediatric Specialists Of Virginia 3023 Hamaker Ct Ste 200 Fairfax, VA 22031
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Inova Fair Oaks Hospital 3600 Joseph Siewick Dr Fairfax, VA 22033
Holy Cross Hospital 1500 Forest Glen Rd Silver Spring, MD 20910
Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center 9901 Medical Center Dr Rockville, MD 20850
The Gw Medical Faculty Associates 2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20037
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS

Specialties

Dr. Mohamad Sami Jaafar has the following 3 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Mohamad Sami Jaafar has the following 15 areas of expertise

  • Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Eye Pain
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Vision Issues
  • Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)
  • Cataract
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Blindness
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Eye Exam
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Lazy Eye (Strabismus)
  • Optic Nerve Glioma

Awards

5 Awards

  • Vitals Preferred Provider

    • Vitals Preferred Provider Award
      • Preferred Provider badge recognizes providers that are committed to transparency, responsiveness and great service to patients, and have earned a high patient satisfaction rating.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2012)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2020)

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2017, 2012)

    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.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctor - City Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

Education

44 Years Experience

OPHTHALMOLOGY

Washington Hospital

Residency

American University Of Beirut Faculty Of Medicine

Graduated in 1978

Dr. Mohamad Sami Jaafar Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna APCN Open Access Aetna Select
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO Open Access
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Innovation Health Aetna Premier Care Network Plus
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Small Group Maryland Elect Choice Open Access
  • Aetna Small Group Maryland HMO
  • Aetna VA Innovation Health Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna VA Innovation Health Open HMO
  • Aetna VA Signature Gold HMO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • Anthem Pathway X Tiered
  • Anthem Pathway X Tiered Hospital - VA
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS PPO
  • BCBSA Blue Card High Performance Network
  • BCBSA High Performance Network - Tiered
  • CareFirst BCBS HealthBlue PPO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CareFirst HealthyBlue HMO
  • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • CareFirst Regional BlueChoice HMO Network
  • Cigna Connect - VA
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana / ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • MD IPA/Optimum Choice HMO/Preferred POS
  • Medica Choice With UHC
  • MEDICA CHOICE WITH UNITEDHEALTHC
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Health Plan EPO/PPO
  • Optima Vantage HMO
  • OptimaFit Direct
  • OptimaFit Select
  • Pathway X Tiered Hospital and Dental Prime
  • PHCS PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC MD IPA/Optimum Choice HMO/Preferred POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC NAVIGATE PLUS POS
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Compass HMO

More about Dr. Mohamad Sami Jaafar

Dr Mohamad S. Jaafar is currently Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics at the George Washington University and Chief of the Division of Ophthalmology at Childrens National Medical Center. He also serves as Director of the Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship Program, the oldest, largest and most prestigious such fellowship in the world. Dr Jaafar is a sought after clinician, teacher and speaker and is internationally recognized as an authority in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. His opinion is especially sought for his expertise in the diagnosis and management of infantile glaucoma and complicated strabismus in adults and children. He is the author of a number of original scientific papers, abstracts, editorials and book chapters and serves on the editorial board of a number of Ophthalmology peer-reviewed journals. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, the International Strabismological Association, the Washington Academy of Ophthalmology and many other national and international professional societies and associations. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington and the Editorial Board of a number of medical journals. *This physician is an employee of Childrens National Specialists of Virginia, LLC.

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