Dr. John W. Josephson, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male

Eye Specialists & Surgeons of Northern Virginia 3903 Fair Ridge Dr Ste 209, Fairfax, VA 22033 Get Directions
(571) 349-2191

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Compassion and highest level of care!Read more

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Dr. Josephson is a Board Certified Fellowship trained ophthalmologist serving Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William Counties for many years with...Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Josephson to family and friends
4.6
based on 13 total surveys (8 with reviews)
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Experience with Dr. Josephson
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Josephson's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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Please feel free to let us know how you feel and we look forward to serving you again soon!

in Woodbridge, VA |
I was fortunate to have discovered Dr.Josephson while enduring a painful cornea condition. Surgery was scheduled and performed just two days after my initial diagnostic appointment. Dr. Josephson took the time to explain the procedure to me, thoroughly answered my numerous questions, and was affable and reassuring throughout the entire process. Highly recommended!
in Fairfax Virginia |
Dr. Josephson and his staff were very professional, explained every step of my eye exam, and I felt very comfortable in their care. My husband will be making an appointment with Dr. Josephson too.
in Clifton, VA |
My experience with Dr. Josephson was very positive. The front office was helpful with the scheduling and check-in process, the doctor's examination was thorough. The doctor gave me several options to consider for my eye condition. Totally impressed with his attention for explaining medical details. True medical professional and his entire staff are very welcoming, Will definitely recommned him to any person looking for eye care .
in Herndon, VA |
I have been a patient of Dr Josephson for four years. He is a person who always cares about ones health and well being. You are definetly not a number here. He has operated on both my eyes at different times and achevied excellent results. I have complete trust in him and his skills as a surgeon. I would recommend him to anyone needing help and guidance on problems with their eyes.
in Leesburg, VA |
Needed a refill for eyedrops. Made an appointment and asked for the RX refill. Dr. Josephson was nice and caring. He checked to make sure my vision was okay and said the prescription should be on the way. I received the refill the day after the appointment. Yes, yes, yes, I would recommend him to friends and family. His practice is 10 out 10.
Frederick, MD |
Dr. Josephson was extremely nice and thorough. He really seemed to know what he was talking about and explained everything in a way that was easy for me to understand.
in Ashburn, VA |
Excellent care and attention. Very good staff.
in Leesburg, VA |
Dr. Josephson is one of the most caring and compassionate doctors of any I've ever had. He'll spend time with you, explain everything, and follow up with a level of personal attention and care that is remarkable. Looking at his charitable works, I believe that this is because it's just who he is as a person. I respect many of my doctors for their knowledge and skill. With Dr. Josephson, I can add that I also respect him for his character.
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

Dr. Josephson says..

cornea, cataract, glaucoma, refractive disease, lasik, dry eye, styes, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, eye surgery, etc

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  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

Procedures Performed

Dr. Josephson says..

LASER CATARACT SURGERY, ALL LASER LASIK, CORNEA TRANSPLANTS, DSAEK, GLAUCOMA SURGERY

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  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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

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Education

  • Medical School
    Robert Wood Johnso Med Sch

    Graduated in 2007

  • Internship Hospital
    Georgetown University Hosp

    Completed in 2008

  • Residency Hospital
    Georgetown University Hosp

    Completed in 2011

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of California, San Diego

    Completed in 2012

  • Undergraduate School
    Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus

    Graduated in 2002

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Josephson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic, Egyptian
  • Farsi
  • Punjabi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Josephson's Office & Staff

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

Experience with Dr. Josephson

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
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Dr. Josephson says...

Dr. Josephson is a Board Certified Fellowship trained ophthalmologist serving Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William Counties for many years with compassion and highest level of care.

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Dr. Josephson's Care Philosophy

Compassion and highest level of care!

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Dr. Josephson says...

cornea, cataract, glaucoma, refractive disease, lasik, dry eye, styes, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, eye surgery, etc

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Dr. Josephson says...

LASER CATARACT SURGERY, ALL LASER LASIK, CORNEA TRANSPLANTS, DSAEK, GLAUCOMA SURGERY

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Dr. Josephson says...

Please feel free to let us know how you feel and we look forward to serving you again soon!