Reshma C Katira, MD Ophthalmology

Reshma C Katira, MD

Alexandria, VA 22310 (4 other locations)
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Patients’ Perspective

  • Friendly staff
  • Trusted diagnosis
  • Good bedside manner

About Reshma C Katira MD

Reshma C Katira, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Alexandria, VA, with other offices in Washington, DC and Silver Spring, MD (and 2 other locations). She has 22 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology.

Reshma Katira has received the following awards:


Dr. Reshma C Katira has 5 locations

The Retina Group Of Washington Pc 6354 Walker Ln Ste 100 Alexandria, VA 22310
Medstar Washington Hospital Center 110 Irving St NW Washington, DC 20010
The Retina Group Of Washington PC 8630 Fenton St Ste 1104 Silver Spring, MD 20910
Retina Group Of Washington 9131 Piscataway Rd Ste 500 Clinton, MD 20735
The Retina Group Of Washington Pc 8630 Fenton St Ste 410 Silver Spring, MD 20910


Dr. Reshma C Katira has the following specialty

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Reshma C Katira has the following 9 areas of expertise

  • Vision Issues
  • Eye Pain
  • Blindness
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Eye Exam
  • Cataract
  • Glaucoma
  • Lasik Surgery


4 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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2017, 2016, 2014)

    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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2015)

    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.


22 Years Experience

Jacobs School Of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences At The Univ Of Buffalo

Graduated in 2000

Dr. Reshma C Katira Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna Innovation Health Leap
  • Aetna VA Signature Gold HMO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • Anthem Pathway X Tiered Hospital and Dental Prime MRF
  • 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 DE PPO
    • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • Coventry Southern Health PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • MD IPA/Optimum Choice HMO/Preferred POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Reshma C Katira

Dr. Katira, currently the only female retinal surgeon practicing full-time in the entire Washington metropolitan area, has fashioned a formidable professional career since graduating summa cum laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY-Buffalo) Honors Program where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree. She chose to continue at SUNY-Buffalo for medical school and earned a Doctor of Medicine degree with the Dean’s Letter of Commendation for Clinical Excellence while also being presented with the Dr. E.J. Weisenheimer Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology. Her training continued with an internship in General Surgery and a residency in Ophthalmology—both at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago—where she served as Chief Resident. She then completed a two-year Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery with Georgetown University Hospital, Washington Hospital Center and The Retina Group of Washington. Board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology since 2005, Dr. Katira is licensed in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. She has affiliations with Washington Hospital Center, Georgetown University Hospital, Virginia Hospital Center, Silver Spring Ophthalmology Center and Friendship Surgery Center. In keeping with her commitment to actively support the local ophthalmology community, she is serving as president of the Washington DC Metropolitan Ophthalmological Society while also maintaining membership in several other professional societies and organizations. Dr. Katira enjoys participating regularly in teaching and clinical research, and has contributed to various publications and made presentations to the American Society of Retinal Specialists and the Association for Research and Vision In Ophthalmology. She currently serves on the teaching faculty and as a Board member for the Ophthalmology Residency program at Washington Hospital Center and Georgetown University Hospital. She has been a reviewer of Publications for the American Journal of Ophthalmology and has received several honors for her outstanding work. When she’s not helping patients, Dr. Katira spends much of her personal time volunteering to help those less fortunate. Over the years, she has spent more than 500 hours working with such organizations as Habitat for Humanity and the Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps.

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