Biography

Dr. Ahmed grew up locally in Springfield, Virginia. He completed his undergraduate education at Rice University in Houston, Texas. Dr. Ahmed then attended Baylor College of Medicine, where he served as Class President and graduated Alpha Omega Alpha as one of the top members of his class.

He finished his ophthalmology surgical residency training at the world-renowned Wills Eye Hospital, the #1 ranked program in the nation. Dr. Ahmed specializes in cataract surgery and is certified in the latest technology, including using the femtosecond laser for premium lens implants. Dr. Ahmed also performs LASIK surgery and is a specialist for managing external surface disease, including blepharitis and dry eye. He is excited to offer the new iStent Inject implant to treat mild to moderate glaucoma.

Dr. Faheem Ahmed has been recognized in both 2019 & 2020 by the Washingtonian magazine as a “Top Doctor of Northern Virginia & Washington D.C.”  He resides locally in Northern VA with his wife and two sons, and is an avid D.C. sports fan.

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmologist
  • Board Certified Surgeon

Areas of Expertise

  • Femtosecond Laser-assisted Cataract Surgery
  • Premium Lens Implants
  • LASIK / PRK Surgery
  • Glaucoma & iStent Surgery
  • External Disease
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Recognitions

  • 2019: Washingtonian Magazine “Top Doctor of Northern Virginia & Washington D.C.”
  • 2018-current: Foundation Fighting Blindness Medical Chair (Northern VA chapter)

Education

Internship and Residency

Wills Eye Hospital
Residency
Philadelphia, PA

Einstein Medical Center
Internship
Philadelphia, PA

Medical School

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Hospitals Affiliated With

Fairfax Surgical Center
Reston Surgery Center
TLC LASIK Eye Surgery Center