Dr. Lauren Gavaris, MD

Dr. Lauren Gavaris, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 43
(2)
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Dr. Lauren Gavaris, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Washington, DC. She is 43 years old and has been practicing for 16 years.

4910 Massachusetts Ave NW Ste 21

Washington, DC 20016

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Eyelid Spasm
very high
more than 88% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
high
more than 87% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Tear Duct Surgery

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

  • G Washington Univ Sch Med & Hlth Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gavaris has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gavaris' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gavaris to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Gavaris' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Chevy Chase, MD |
Had a first appointment with Dr. Gavaris for my daughter (16) who needed to have a few things removed from her eyelids. She was very patient, explained everything -- it was a difficult procedure for my daughter -- involving shots of anesthesia in her eyelids....-- but it all went well because of...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gavaris accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • One Net
    One Net PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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