Dr. John Pahira, MD

Dr. John Pahira, MD

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. John Pahira, MD is an urology specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in urology.

3800 Reservoir Rd NW

Washington, DC 20007

Contact Information

(202) 444-4922

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Kidney Stones
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Stones
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Pahira'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

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

37  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Lithotripsy
  • Penile Implants
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for District of Columbia.

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.


  • Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Abington Mem Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Pa Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pahira has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pahira's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pahira to family and friends
19 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Pahira's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

One of the best doctors in the country. Kind, patient, professional, and very experienced. I have been going to him for many years. He has performed many procedures on me.
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Dr. Pahira is excellent. He operated on and treats my husband. He has been consistently respectful, informative, and patient with us. He's a gem!
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I would give Dr. Pahira ZERO star. He referred me to see unethical surgeon named Dr. McGeagh he advised me to have surgery but he informed only pro but not risks. I have suffered alot of pain after surgery. Dr. Pahira never condemn his referred surgery and continue to charge me for the follow...more
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A bit of a cold fish. Does not seem to enjoy talking to patients--more like he endures it. I have BPH and did not have good results with the classic BPH medications. When he learned those meds weren't right for me, he didn't seem interested in pursuing the problem. Later I found out the FDA had...more
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