Dr. Nafiseh Hashemi, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 44
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Dr. Nafiseh Hashemi, MD
Dr. Hashemi graduated from Iran university of medical sciences in Tehran. She completed a residency training in ophthalmology, An adventurous spirit and deep compassion for those in need inspired her dedication to preventing blindness and visual impairment in underserved areas of Iran for 5 years, while providing training for medical students and ophthalmology residents. Dr. Hashemi's rigorous medical training continued after immigration to the united state including a surgical internship in the university of Tennessee. Ophthalmology residency in the university of Texas health in Houston and neuro-ophthalmology fellowship by mentorship of world renowned neuro-ophthalmologist, Dr. Andrew Lee, in Houston Methodist hospital. She has been involved with research and publication in all theses years and presented her works in national and international meetings. Her passion in treating and helping visually impaired patients comes along with her area of expertise in dealing with complex and challenging neuro-ophthalmology and glaucoma patients. Her advanced surgical skills made her able to serve her patients in all level of care.

5400 Balboa Blvd Ste 209

Encino, CA 91316

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Dr. Nafiseh Hashemi, MD

Dr. Nafiseh Hashemi, MD

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Care Philosophy

  • Dr. Hashemi supports patient's decisions about treatment plan.
  • She educates and encourages patients to be involved in all aspects of their care.
  • Dr. Hashemi listens, values patients' input and attends to their individual needs.
  • She communicates in a clear, timely manner and share all pertinent information with the patient. 
  • Dr. Hashemi treats patients and their families with dignity, compassion and respect
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Dr. Hashemi's Experience

Dr. Hashemi's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Ophthalmology
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Dr. Hashemi does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Blurred Vision
  • Cataract
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Ocular Myasthenia Gravis
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Disturbance
  • Visual Field Defects


  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Iran University Of Medical Sciences / Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Tennessee / Knoxville Medical College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • University Of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2016
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hashemi's Reviews

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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Calabasas |
I met Dr. Hashemi today. She did a detail examination of my eyes. She and her staff were very informative knowledgeable and friendly. I definitely recommend her to anyone who needs to see an ophthalmologist.
Los Angeles, CA |
Very friendly, conscientious and professional
in Washington, DC |
Dr. Hashemi did a cataract surgery for both of my parents. We find her very attentive, caring and patient with all our concerns and questions. She took time to explains and answer all our questions. The procedures went very smooth. My parents couldn't be any happier. Excellent experience!
in Canoga Park, CA |
I was beyond impressed with my experience at Dr. HASHEMI's office. She and her staff have been extremely helpful to me. She is very experienced and just with one visit, she knew what I have been dealing with for many years. She gave me many options for medical and surgical treatment and I chose to have my eye surgery done with her. My surgery was the best experienced ever. I got a great results. She is very passionate in what she does and took a great care of me.
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Hospitals where Dr. Hashemi has admitting privileges

Olympia Medical Center
5900 W Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
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