Dr. David J. Forster, MD

Dr. David J. Forster, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male | 56 years old

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Care Philosophy

Northern Virginia Ophthalmology Associates is a multidisciplinary ophthalmology practice (Eye MDs) that performs medical and surgical care for your eyes. Your eye health is our number one concern.Read more

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Dr. Forster's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Forster to family and friends
4.6
based on 10 total surveys (3 with reviews)
Dr. Forster's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (3)
in Falls Church, VA |
Dr Forster has served my opthamologic care for over four years. I have found him to be thorough and well-versed in conditions, procedures, and options for care. I can't imagine ever trusting my eye care to any other provider going forward.
in Falls Church, VA |
Dr. Forster has been my ophthalmologist for many years, and I have always found him to be very friendly, competent, caring, and reassuring. His office staff is very efficient as well.
in Washington, DC |
Excellent physician.
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Dr. Forster's Care Philosophy

Northern Virginia Ophthalmology Associates is a multidisciplinary ophthalmology practice (Eye MDs) that performs medical and surgical care for your eyes. Your eye health is our number one concern.

Dr. Forster's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Georgetown University Med Center

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Doheny Eye Institiute University So California

    Completed in 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy