Dr. Christina Braun, MD

Dr. Christina Braun, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Christina Braun, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Alexandria, VA and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from Harvard School Of Public Health and specializes in ophthalmology.

8101 Hinson Farm Rd Ste 103

Alexandria, VA 22306

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthSmart
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 97% of peers
Blepharitis
very high
more than 93% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
very high
more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

109  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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16  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Harvard School Of Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Georgetown University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Meei-Harvard Univ
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Natl Eye Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Braun has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Braun's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Braun to family and friends
15 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Braun's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Braun is great and very knowledgeable, but the office is so poorly run, it's not unusual to wait an hour or longer to see her. It's hard as a working mom to carve out two hours for what amounts to 15 minutes with the doctor.
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Granted you do have to wait sometimes up to an hour to see Dr. Braun. However, it is worth the wait! I trust my eyes with Dr. Braun. She is caring, very experienced and quite the professional. Please tell me everyone - where do you NOT wait in the DC area?
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I had a very good experience with Dr. Braun; however, the office staff was very rude and unprofessional. I witnessed them berate and harass patients for missed appointment fees as well as behave in a very unfriendly manner at simple requests that fell into the realm of their job duties. I would...more
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Highly proficient in Ophthalmology with a great personality, Dr. Braun recently performed cataract surgery on my eye and now I can see what I have been missing with my sight. I highly recommend Dr. Braun.
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Dr. braun is personable and friendly. However, she has a complete lack of regard for her patients time. I've seen her twice in the past 3 months and on both visits I was left waiting well over an hour past my appointment time. If you have plenty of time, with no where to be, she is a fine choice....more
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