Dr. John R. MinarcikJr , MD


(703) 698-9335

The Retina Group Of Washington
8505 Arlington Blvd Ste 300
Fairfax, VA 22031


Dr. Minarcik began his academic work at the University of California in San Diego where he received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors. He then became commissioned as a Naval Officer, and went on to earn his degree in Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md. and to be inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. His post-doctoral work included an internship in Transitional Medicine and a residency in Ophthalmology at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. Dr. Minarcik had a variety of experiences as a military physician, including training as a Dive Medical Officer, working as a physician for the US Navy SEALs and acting as the department head of Ophthalmology for two years at the Naval Hospital in Okinawa, Japan. He completed his training in Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery with The Retina Group of Washington. Board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology–and licensed in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.—Dr. Minarcik is affiliated with Washington Hospital Center, Inova Fairfax and Fair Oaks Hospitals and Friendship Surgery Center. He is a member of several professional and academic societies/organizations and serves as a clinical instructor of ophthalmology residents at several local hospitals. He has enjoyed participating in humanitarian medical missions and is fluent in Spanish. Dr. Minarcik has participated in numerous research projects and contributed to a number of academic publications. He recently authored a Retinal Physician front page article on diabetic retinopathy laser treatments. At the most recent international meeting of the American Society of Retina Specialists, he presented a scientific research paper investigating innovative techniques for complex retinal detachment repair.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 20 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and Chinese

Education & Training


Graduation Date: in 2000

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Virginia Hospital Center
  • Medstar Washington Hospital Center
  • Inova Fairfax Medical Campus

Specialties: Ophthalmology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Innovation Health Leap
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna VA Signature Gold HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • Anthem Pathway X Tiered Hospital and Dental Prime MRF
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry - Bon Secours Tier 2
  • Coventry DE PPO
  • Coventry Southern Health PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. MinarcikJr's Office Information

Fax: (703) 320-7003
Website: rgw.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat8:00 AM-4:00 PM

Doctor MinarcikJr's Other Office Information

Medstar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving St NW
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 877-7858

Fax:(202) 287-7656
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:


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