Dr. Aziz Alexander Khanifar , MD

Ophthalmology

(301) 868-8747

The Retina Group Of Washington
9131 Piscataway Rd Ste 500
Clinton, MD 20735

Overview

After earning a Bachelor of Engineering degree (with honors) at Vanderbilt University, Dr. Khanifar attended the University of Southern California where he earned his Doctor of Medicine degree. He continued his post-doctoral training with an internship in Internal Medicine at Los Angeles County General Hospital, a residency in Ophthalmology at Vanderbilt Eye Institute, a fellowship in Medical Retina and Research at Duke Eye Center and a fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. Through a NIH-sponsored K30 award, he also earned a Certificate in Clinical Investigation from the Clinical & Translational Science Center at Weill Cornell. Prior to joining RGW, he completed a fellowship at Asociación Para Evitar la Ceguera en México (APEC/Assoc. to Prevent Blindness in Mexico) through the Paul Kayser International Travel Scholar Award given by the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology. Dr. Khanifar, the only full-time Hispanic retinal surgeon in the Washington, D.C. area, is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is licensed to practice in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. He is a member of national and international professional societies and organizations and is conversant in Spanish. Based on his research interests in retinal imaging and age-related macular degeneration, Dr. Khanifar is a leading presenter at national and international meetings and has authored a number of articles, book chapters and other works. He serves as a reviewer for the journals Retina and Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 18 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Education & Training

Medical School: KECK SCHOOL OF MEDICINE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Graduation Date: in 2002

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • George Washington University Hospital
  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center
  • Suburban Hospital
  • Medstar Washington Hospital Center
  • Howard University Hospital
  • Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center

Specialties: Ophthalmology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • 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 HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry DE PPO
  • Coventry Southern Health PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Khanifar's Office Information

Fax: (301) 185-6606
Website: rgw.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Doctor Khanifar's Other Office Information

The Retina Group Of Washington
8630 Fenton St Ste 1104
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 495-2357

Fax:(301) 149-5235
Website:rgw.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

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
Sat-
Sun-

Medstar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving St NW
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 291-1436

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

Office Hours:

N/A

Retina Group of Washington
8505 Arlington Blvd Ste 300
Fairfax, VA 22031
(703) 698-9335

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

N/A