Dr. Firas Rahhal, MD

Dr. Firas Rahhal, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
53 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Firas Rahhal, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.

Retina Vitreous Associates Medical Group

1245 Wilshire Blvd Ste 380

Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rahhal performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Rahhal's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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10  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • UCLA San Fernando
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Cornell Ny Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Uc San Diego/Shiley Eye Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rahhal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rahhal's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rahhal to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Rahhal's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I've been a patient of Dr. Rahhal for 15 years for an epiretinal membrane (macular pucker) condition. I could not recommend him more highly. (He relocated 200 miles away after the first 5 years, and I've travelled there to see him every year since.) Exams are thorough, equipment is state of the...more
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