Mohamad S Jaafar, MD Internal Medicine/Pediatrics

Dr. Mohamad S Jaafar, MD

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, Optometry
Washington, DC 20010 (4 other locations)
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About Dr. Mohamad S Jaafar MD

Dr. Mohamad S Jaafar, MD is a doctor primarily located in Washington, DC, with other offices in Washington, DC and Fairfax, VA(and 3 other locations). His specialties include Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, Optometry.

Dr. Jaafar has received the following awards:


Dr. Mohamad S Jaafar has 5 locations

Children's National Health System 111 Michigan Ave NW Washington, DC 20010
Dr. Mohamad S Jaafar 111 Michigan Ave NW Washington, DC 20010
Pediatric Specialists Of Virginia 3023 Hamaker Ct Ste 500 Fairfax, VA 22031
The Gw Medical Faculty Associates 2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20037
Childrens National Montgomery County 9850 Key West Ave Rockville, MD 20850


Dr. Mohamad S Jaafar has the following 3 SPECIALTIES

A pediatric specialist is a physician who has extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of specific conditions in children. These doctors are specialists in one particular therapy area, such as dermatology, pulmonology, surgery, or ophthalmology, in addition to being pediatricians. Pediatric specialists are who parents would take their children to when they are diagnosed with a condition requiring specialist treatment not provided by their pediatrician or primary care provider. While specialists in any area are qualified to treat children as well as adults, pediatric specialists have specific training in the way diseases affect children who are still growing and have different emotional needs than adults.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Mohamad S Jaafar has the following 15 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


4 Awards

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.



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More about Dr. Mohamad S 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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