Dr. Nafiseh Hashemi, MD

Dr. Nafiseh Hashemi, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Nafiseh Hashemi, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Encino, CA and has been practicing for 6 years. She graduated from Iran University Of Medical Sciences / Faculty Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in ophthalmology and neuro-ophthalmology.Read her story

5400 Balboa Blvd Ste 209

Encino, CA 91316

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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more than 65% of peers
more than 63% of peers
Ectropion of Eyelid
more than 60% of peers

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Dr. Hashemi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hashemi "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."
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Care Philosophy

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  • 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

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Hashemi does not have any board certifications listed.

36  Conditions Treated

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15  Procedures

  • 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
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • 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

Dr. Hashemi has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Hashemi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hashemi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hashemi to family and friends
5 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Hashemi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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Patient Comments (5)

I was really impressed with Dr. Hashemi during my recent visit. She was very frank and explained all of my concerns very clearly and concisely. All my questions were answered with enthusiasm and support. I was more confident about my condition after visiting with Dr. Hashemi. She is well...more
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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.
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Very friendly, conscientious and professional
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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!
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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...more
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