Dr. Rajiv Luthra, MD

Dr. Rajiv Luthra, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Rajiv Luthra, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Christian Med Collegepunjab University in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2440 M St NW Ste 516

Washington, DC 20037

Contact Information

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Luthra

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

more than 60% of peers
Dry Eyes
more than 57% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 49% of peers

Dr. Luthra'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Luthra "To provide the most compassionate care by listening to my patients, in a prompt and friendly manner using the most recent innovations in techniques and technology."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

32  Conditions Treated

Read Less

25  Procedures

  • Argon Laser Surgery
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Collagen Injection
  • Conductive Keratoplasty (CK)
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Photocoagulation
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Restylane® Injections
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery

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.


  • Christian Med Collegepunjab University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Lsu Eye Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • The Johns Hopkins University
    Other Education | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • America's Top Ophthalmologist in Cataract, Cornea and Refractive Surgery, 2011
  • Dr. Eileen RB Snow Alumni Award for Best All Round Graduate in Medical School, 1989
  • Compassionate Physician's Award, 2010
  • America's Top Ophthalmologist in Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 2007
  • America's Top Ophthalmologist in Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 2012
  • Chief Resident, Department of Ophthalmology, 1999
  • Award for Outstanding Patient Satisfaction, 2002
  • First Prize Michigan Ophthalmological Society, 1998
Media & Publications
  • Annual Meeting, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Oct 2011
  • Archives of Ophthalmology, 1991
  • Annual Meeting, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Oct 2011
  • Annual Meeting, American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), 2011

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Luthra does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Luthra and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Luthra's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Luthra to family and friends
16 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Luthra'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

Patient Comments (2)

My daughter's eye was injured while we were vacationing in DC. Dr. Luthra and the staff at Columbia Eye Assoc. took excellent care of her. They immediately put her at ease and could not have been more compassionate. They helped her through a very painful and frustrating experience. My only...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Will definitely recommend Dr. Luthra to my friends and family. Nice and Friendly Doctor. I am very pleased with my eye examination.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Image of Dr. Luthra
Are you Dr. Luthra?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!