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Dr. Frank Ashburn III, MD

Ophthalmologist

Vienna, VA

About Dr. Frank Ashburn III

Dr. Stro Ashburn is a fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist and cataract surgeon. Born and raised in Washington, DC, he was exposed to ophthalmology at an early age through his father, Dr. Frank Ashburn, Jr, with whom he performed numerous glaucoma screenings around the country. He attended the University of Richmond, where he met his wife, pediatrician Dr. Christy Ashburn. Following a year of bench research at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD, he attended Tulane University School of Medicine, graduating in 2012. Dr. Ashburn completed a general surgery internship at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center before returning home to Georgetown University and Washington Hospital Center to complete his ophthalmology residency. Dr. Ashburn then moved on to the University of Virginia for his glaucoma fellowship, where he trained in the latest minimally-invasive techniques for glaucoma surgery. He returns to Washington as one of the only surgeons in the area certified in the XEN glaucoma micro-stent procedure. Dr. Ashburn enjoys hiking, running, cooking and eating in his spare time. He is an avid hockey player and supporter of the Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals. He and his wife have one young daughter, Amina, and a son, Stro Jr.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Ophthalmologist

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Education and training

  • Medical School - Tulane University, Doctor of Medicine
  • Georgetown University, Washington Hospital Center, Residency in Ophthalmology
  • University of Virginia, Fellowship in Glaucoma Surgery

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1538426051

Dr. Frank Ashburn III's office locations

Eye Associates of Washington, DC, PC

8330 Boone Blvd, Suite 160

Vienna, VA 22182

Eye Associates of Washington, DC, PC

4910 Massachusetts Ave NW, Suite 21

Washington, DC 20016

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Dr Ashburn and his staff are great. Quick check in, got my eye exam done and he is great with his recommendations.
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Reassuring, good patient/doctor communication.
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Visit was very pleasant and good.
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I had a very good experience. Dr. Ashburn has been taking care of my eye problem very carefully and meticulously.
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It was fantastic!
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Very good- Dr. saw me and able to diagnos. Staff friendly and helpful(particularly Sharon).
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Lovely, great personality, friendly, calm professional, good explanation of stge. I was a last minute appt. with painful stage. Appreciated being seen today.
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