Dr. Muhib Tarakji, MD

Dr. Muhib Tarakji, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Muhib Tarakji, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Charleston, WV and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Faculty Of Medicine, American University Of Beirut in 1973 and specializes in ophthalmology.

418 Greenway Ave

Charleston, WV 25309

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Keratitis
very high
more than 89% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 84% of peers
Eye Infections
high
more than 87% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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17  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for West 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

  • Faculty Of Medicine, American University Of Beirut
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • American University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • American University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tarakji has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tarakji's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tarakji to family and friends
33 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Tarakji's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

He is awesome ! Yes the wait is long when in the office but he is a wonderful doctor .I would highly recommend him
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I love Dr. Tarakji. I have seen him for over 35 years; beginning as a child patient. In the past few years his office staff has went down the tubes. Most of the office staff is not friendly. The optical personnel is nice and helpful but the rest of the staff is less than desired.
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Dr. Tarakji is the only eye doctor I would ever take my children to see. He diagnosed and corrected my daughter's problem immediately (when many others misdiagnosed it). Yes, you may have a long wait to see him but he is certainly worth it.
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My experience with Dr. Tarakji was absolutely miserable. I waited over 4 hours to be seen, which is ridiculous. I was about ten minutes away from walking out of the appointment before I was finally called. I would recommend looking into other ophthalmologists before Dr. Tarakji unless you take...more
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I highly recommend Dr. Tarakji! He is very knowledgeable and considerate, and his staff is very friendly and helpful. The waiting room has an adjacent play area for kids, and the kids all seem to enjoy it a lot. Previously I went to an optometrist who seemed more interested in selling me expensive...more
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