Dr. Setareh Vistamehr, MD

Dr. Setareh Vistamehr, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 46
(80)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Setareh Vistamehr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Rockville, MD and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from Shahid Beheshti University Of Medical Sciences, Faculty Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in ophthalmology and vitreoretinal disease & surgery.

11119 Rockville Pike Ste 318

Rockville, MD 20852

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

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Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 93% of peers
Floaters
very high
more than 91% of peers
Progressive High Myopia
high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
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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
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal 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

  • Behesti univ of medical sciences
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Shahid Beheshti University Of Medical Sciences, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Griffin Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Yale - New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Yale - New Haven Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Research Fellowship
    Other Education | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vistamehr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vistamehr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vistamehr to family and friends
4.8
based on 80 total reviews (63 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (80)

  • 5
    (73)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Vistamehr's 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
10 to 15 minutes
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Patient Comments (63)

Damascu, MD |
Dr. Vistamehr is very knowledgeable, caring, timely, patient and if a situation needs immediate attention she will do everything possible to get it scheduled. Her staff is very helpful and professional as well. We were very lucky to be sent to Dr. Vistamehr.
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Olney, MD |
Very nice doctor, soft spoken, kind, knowledgeable, was able to do my exam without eye dilating drops as I had a serious adverse reaction to them with a previous doctor. She was able to diagnose my dry eye and blepharitis, and to check on my overall eye health. I highly recommend her. The lady...more
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Washington, DC |
The Vistamehr is very thorough and professional. She is very patient and highly communicative. Her staff is one of the better ones I have experienced in the industry. Scheduling was very flexible and they act like they love their patients. We went for a second opinion and immediately changed...more
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Rockville, MD |
the doc is very nice and professional . pais attention to you and explains in details.
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in Germantown Md |
I am always pleased with the eye care that I receive from Dr. Vistamehr, and the staff.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Vistamehr accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Choice Network POS
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
    Blue & Gold HMO
    Employer Group HMO
    Health Net PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • One Net
    One Net PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty

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