Dr. Forrest Ellis, MD

Dr. Forrest Ellis, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(7)
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Dr. Forrest Ellis, MD is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in pediatric ophthalmology, plastic surgery, and more.

3975 Fair Ridge Dr Ste 100S

Fairfax, VA 22033

Contact Information

(703) 620-2701

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Diplopia
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hypertropia
very high
more than 94% of peers
Exotropia
high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ellis "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. "
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Plastic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adult Strabismus
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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

  • Indiana U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • St Vincent Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ellis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ellis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ellis to family and friends
3.9
based on 7 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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  • 3
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  • 1
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Dr. Ellis' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Falls Church
We had a great experience with Dr. Ellis and his staff. Everyone was friendly from scheduling an appointment to our visit. I was impressed that our two year old cooperated through the full exam. They are very experienced with children and put them at ease.
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in Vienna, VA
Dr. Ellis is very kind and puts my daughter at ease. He is very thorough. I would recommend him without hesitation. The office staff is friendly and the Falls Church office has a separate waiting area for kids that is very comfortable.
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in Manassas, VA
My daughter had a surgery with him. He left a horrible scar on her.
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