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Dr. John Josephson, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.8 (128)
Map Pin Small Fairfax, VA
Accepting new patients
17 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. John Josephson, MD

Dr. John Josephson, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Fairfax, VA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 17 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and is affiliated with Reston Hospital Center. Dr. Josephson, completed a residency at Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center. Patients rated Dr. Josephson an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Josephson works at Eye Specialists & Surgeons of Northern Virginia in Fairfax, VA with other offices in Reston, VA. They frequently treat conditions like Iris Ciliary Degeneration, Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy and Pigment Dispersion Syndrome along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Josephson's Office Locations

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    Eye Specialists & Surgeons of Northern Virginia
    3998 Fair Ridge Dr Ste 105, Fairfax, VA 22033 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    08:00 - 17:00
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    08:00 - 12:30
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    Reston Surgery Center LP
    1860 Town Center Dr Ste G100, Reston, VA 20190 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Iris Ciliary Degeneration
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Pigment Dispersion Syndrome

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Iris Ciliary Degeneration
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
Corneal Diseases
Squamous Blepharitis
Blepharitis
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Cataract
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Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Chorioretinal Scars
Conjunctiva Cyst
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Disorder of Choroid
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Dry Eyes
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Eye Cancer
Eye Infections
Eyelid Disorders
Glaucoma
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Iridocyclitis
Keratitis
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Lazy Eye
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Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Senile Cataracts
Tear Duct Disorders
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Cornea Surgery
Cornea Transplant
Glaucoma Surgery
Goniotomy
Iridectomy
Iridotomy
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Tear Duct Surgery
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Astigmatism
Autoimmune Diseases
Bell's Palsy
Benign Tumor
Blindness
Brain Disorders
Chalazion
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Erosion
Corneal Ulcer
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Cataracts
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Drusen
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Ectropion of Eyelid
Entropion
Esophoria
Esotropia
Eyeball Contusion
Eyelid Spasm
Farsightedness
Floaters
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Headache
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Herpetic Keratitis
Heterophoria
Hyphema
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Hypotony of Eye
Keratoconus
Macular Hole
Macular or Retinal Edema
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Migraine
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Nearsightedness
Nystagmus
Ocular Hypertension
Ophthalmoplegic Migraine
Paralytic Strabismus
Pinguecula
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Posterior Scleritis
Presbyopia
Progressive High Myopia
Pterygium
Retina Diseases
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Sarcoidosis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Strabismus
Stye
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Temporal Arteritis
Thyroid Disease
Trichiasis
Ulcer
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Vascular Disease
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
B-Scan Ultrasound
Conjunctivoplasty
Excision of Chalazion
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Eye Examination
Eye Surgery
Eyelid Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
No-Stitch Corneal Transplantation (DLEK)
Pterygium Surgery
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
Repair of Eye Laceration
Vision Screening
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
    • First Health
    • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    • Health Exchange
    • Health Net
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • MultiPlan
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.8
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    Based on 128 ratings
    Patient Ratings (128)
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    4 Star
    (3)
    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    1 Star
    (6)
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    About Dr. John Josephson, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 17 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1154588374
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Gordon Weiss Schanzlin Vision|University of California - San Diego School of Medicine
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Reston Hospital Center

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. John Josephson, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Josephson is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Josephson has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Josephson has seen patients for Iris Ciliary Degeneration, Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy and Pigment Dispersion Syndrome, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Josephson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    128 patients have reviewed Dr. Josephson. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Josephson.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Josephson, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Josephson appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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