Dr. David J. Forster, MD

Accepting
New Patients

Dr. David J. Forster, MD

Save

Ophthalmology | Male

Northern Virginia Ophthalmology 3975 Fair Ridge Dr Ste 100S, Fairfax, VA 22033 Get Directions
(703) 620-2701

Learn about this Doctor

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

Dr. Forster's Experience

99Experience
Match
Experience Match

See how Dr. Forster's experience matches your preferences.

1
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

1
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

50
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

6
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

Awards & Recognition

View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.

Languages Spoken

Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.

Visiting Dr. Forster

Dr. Forster accepts 14 insurance carriers

Affiliated Hospitals

Hospital Quality

Check out the quality of care at the 1 hospitals where Dr. Forster has admitting privileges.

Hospital Quality Awards

×

Dr. Forster's Reviews

Help millions of people find the right doctor. Share your experience today!
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Forster to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total surveys (1 with a review)
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
     (6)
  • Helpfulness
     (6)
  • Staff
     (5)
  • Scheduling
     (5)
Experience with Dr. Forster
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (6)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (6)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (6)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (6)
Dr. Forster's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (5)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (5)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (5)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (5)
Open Full Survey+
in Washington, DC |
Excellent physician.
Have you seen Dr. David J. Forster, MD?
Are you Dr. Forster?
Respond to your reviews and manage your personalized profile today!
Post your response

Compare Dr. Forster

Compare this Doctor

View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.

View all 611 matches
×

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Why It Matters: Dr. Forster's Board Certifications

Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

  • 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

Procedures Performed

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

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Virginia.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 0
    Sanctions

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

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 0
    Board Actions

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

    What are board actions

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

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    What is a recognized doctor
  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Forster has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

Dr. Forster does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Forster and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.

×

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
×

Why Does Experience Matter?

Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.

×

Patient Satisfaction Results for Dr. Forster

Overall Patient Satisfaction Score

Dr. Forster's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Forster

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
×

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.