Dr. Susan Majlessi, MD

Dr. Susan Majlessi, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Susan Majlessi, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Gaithersburg, MD and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences in 2003 and specializes in ophthalmology.

6 Montgomery Village Ave Ste 103

Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 98% of peers
more than 84% of peers
Eye Infections
more than 83% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


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13  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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.


  • George Washington University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Georgetown University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Majlessi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Majlessi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Majlessi to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Majlessi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Majlessi is fantastic! I highly recommend her to anyone looking for a smart, attentive and seasoned ophthalmologist. She knows all the latest techniques and surgeries related to eye health. She quickly and correctly diagnosed my issues. Her attention to detail is phenomenal. So happy I found...more
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I have a long history of complicated eye issues and out of all my ophthalmologists I have been to, Dr. Majlessi has been a welcome relief. Dr. Majlessi and her staff saw me on time, answered my many questions, explained everything in a way I could understand, and offered me superb care overall. I...more
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Very pleased with the comprehensive evaluation of my eyesight during my annual eye exam. Dr. Majlessi is highly competent, yet also efficient and collegial; I do also appreciate her conservative vs. aggressive approach to my eye care.
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