Dr. Frank Ashburn Jr, MD

Dr. Frank Ashburn Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Frank Ashburn Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4910 Massachusetts Ave NW Ste 21

Washington, DC 20016

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Guardian
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 93% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 92% of peers
Drusen
high
more than 85% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
60

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Parkland Health and Hospital System
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Ophthalmology Glaucoma
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ashburn Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ashburn Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ashburn Jr to family and friends
3.8
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Ashburn Jr's 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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Arlington, VA
Personally like Dr. Ashburn, but his staff leaves much to be desired. Recently had a mini requirement for an eye drop prescription. The staff at every level were impossible to deal with. I ended up going to a CVS mini-clinic where they saw the problem and wrote the prescription within minutes of...more
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in Potomac, MD
Had very (bad) expensive cataract surgery with Dr. Ashbury, Jr. and was not happy with the results. Although I told him at the beginning of our association that I had Lazy Eye all of my life which was not corrected, he never mentioned that Cataract Surgery, would not correct it and that my vision...more
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