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Dr. Brodak graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia where he achieved high honors in the area of Treating and Managing Ocular Pathology and Disease. In addition to providing thorough comprehensive eye examinations, routine and complex contact lens fittings, and the treatment of various eye conditions and diseases, Dr. Brodak has extensive training in the area of LASIK, PRK, and other refractive procedures to reduce or eliminate one's need for corrective lenses. He served as the Clinical Director for TLC Laser Eye Centers and helped over 50,000 patients achieve better vision without glasses and contact lenses! Dr. Brodak has also lectured on various topics including Ocular Disease and Current Refractive
Enhancing the quality of each patient's lifestyle by helping patients choose which options are best for them (glasses, contacts, or Laser Vision Correction) is something he takes great pride in doing. In addition to providing excellent care for his patients, Dr. Brodak is married and has five wonderful children.
Verified Patient Reviews
My eye exam with Dr. Brodak was very thorough and he answered all my questions. His manner is friendly and caring. I highly recommend him!
Very thorough examination and very good about explaining issues.
Great doctor! Very knowledgeable and explains everything clearly.
He was professional yet very friendly and quickly assessed my vision accurately.
I love him, he explains test, really listen to yoir concerns.
Dr. Brodak's staff took me in right away and carefully explained each procedure. My time with Dr. Brodak was the same. Careful attention to my eyes and their needs.
Dr. Brodsky is very professional & very acquainted with his job definition. His expertise is exceptional. He has a very pleasant personnality & makes you feel so comfortable. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for an eye doctor.
It was excellent. He took his time to examine and explain. He was patient helpful and respectful. I would recommend him to others.
It's my pleasure to leave a review for Dr. Brodak! I saw him today. He was extremely personable and professional. I appreciate Dr. Brodak's style of examination. He took the time to make sure "we" got my prescription perfect for my latest needs. I'm very particular about every health practitioner I use. Without reservation, I highly recommend this doctor!
after walking out on another for eyes office appointment in the Rockville area for their lack of manners it was very refreshing to find Dr. Matthew E. Brodack and Assoc. they've made all the difference and I will never go anywhere else again. highly recommend!
he is very good and a gentle spirit
Dr Brodak and his staff are very patient, informative, thorough and encouraged questions. They made me feel at ease.I would highly recommend Dr Brodak and his staff. Very nice competent people.
I was seen by the doctor as soon as I finished filling out the papers. I felt that he was very thorough and he asked questions about any problems and health. When the exam was over I felt that he knew what prescription I needed for new glasses and I knew that I should return in a year.
Dr. Brodak is very knowledgeable and pleasant. I actually look forward to my annual exam!
I will highly recommend
The best Doctor and Staff that I have ever come across
He's was the best eye doctor that I've ever come encounter with. He made my 7 year old feel so comfortable. My son was nervous to get his eyes checked and he walked out feeling great about himself! I would recommend Dr. Brodak to anyone! Thank you again!
My experience was amazing. From the intake to check out I found the staff to be welcoming, professional and respectful.
He is very thorough, and tells you what he's doing and why every step of the way. He explains things in a way that's easily understandable to give you a comprehensive idea of exactly what's going on with your eyes. He is also very personable and likable, and makes you feel completely at ease. Dr. Brodak makes getting your eyes checked a very pleasant experience.
Dr. Brodak is very thorough and explains diagnoses and utilizes the models to demonstrates diagnoses and procedures.
He was very personable & took time during the examination to explain things.
Been coming here for years and never had a problem!!
Dr. Brodak was very helpful with any questions I had throughout the whole process. I was very pleased. Highly recommend.
Dr. Brodak was great. He was very thorough regarding my eye check up. I was very pleased with my visit and would recommend him.
It was a great experience, both my daughter & I were in & out in less than an hour on a Saturday last minute. They accept most insurances & have great sales. I left out with my contacts & my daughter's gasses will be ready in a week & they will email me when they are ready!
He was a very nice doctor and the test that he did on me was great I found out things I did not know I had and I thank him for looking closer into my sight in my eyes.
The doctors receptionist was very polite, and the doctor was also nice, he spent time explaining procedures and diagnosis. I would recommend him.
Very professional. I was in and out of my routine eye exam.
Very patient, informative, and personable. I would highly recommend Dr. Brodak.
Very professional and knowledgeable.
Dr. Brodak is a great doctor, he is really attentive to my needs as a patient and follows up with me right away . Nothing but professionalism from him and his staff. Will continue to keep him as my eye doctor for there is no other Doctor I would rather go to
it was very easy..in and out, his staff is very professional and the office is clean.
Great place and amazing kind people I would recommend everyone coming here it was quick and painless
Great doctor --very professional-have been going to him for a long time and am always very satisfied with his knowledge and ability in his profession.
Dr. Brodak is Very thorough and explains so you understand. And staff is very friendly and knowledgable! Great office.
Staff was very nice. Dr Brodak was very thorough and took his time. I didn't feel rushed.
Dr. Brodak is awesome! He followed up on concerns and was very thorough and comprehensive with his examine and answering questions.
I was very pleased and love that he explains everything to you clearly.
Patient. Takes time to explain and answer questions. Mild mannered. Super duper.
Simply i like the attention the staff was very swettie and the doctor 100% thank you so much
He was amazing and very helpful. He listened to my concerns and addressed them.
He's explaining the procidure clearly. And he listening to your. Concerns
I have been bringing my kids to Dr. Brodak for years. I am 100% satisfied with not only his competency but also his professional and kind bedside manner. I would recommend him to anyone.
We will definitely return to see him again.
He always speaks gently to my children and treats them with respect. I appreciate this aspect of his care.
He has a wonderful disposition and does not make me feel rushed ever. I have gone to him for many years.
Very friendly and calming professional.
It was great, I felt very comfortable
Nice, patient and knowledgeable
DR Brodak is professional and made me feel comfortable to talk with. He listened to my concerns and was excellent with my daughter as well. I will definitely be making aappointments for my son and other daughter .thanks
My daughter loves his wit, and she finds him easy to talk to. I feel the same. Keep up the good work Doc.!!!!
My visit went well with the doctor
The visit was great he saw my son and he explain things in the simplest form so he could understand
He is super awesome and personable!!!
Very nice and informative
i think he was very professional and knowledgeable, i enjoyed talking to him about my eyes vision.
He is very nice, and his staff is very nice too.
I was very pleased with the service. He was friendly, personable, and very professional. I would definitely recommend him to anyone. I did not feel rushed, felt that he valued me as a customer, and my appointment was prompt.
Dr. Brodak was wonderful. He was completely professional, thorough, kind, he answered all my questions, was patient and informative, I didn't feel I was being rushed out the door before I was ready. I will definitely go back to see him for my next vision exam.
Awesome, awesome, awesome. He cares about his patients and he must love his job because he always has such a great personality and approach with his customers.
i thoroughly enjoyed my eye exam. The wait time was short and Dr. Brodak was very knowledgeable and efficient but also personable and kind. The staff were also very helpful and nice. I definitely recommend to others. One thing to note: the listed address does not lead directly to the office. It is in the same shopping center as Roy Rogers in an eye glasses store called For Eyes.
Dr. Brodak is very knowledgeable. He has always been able to provide me with a contact lens prescription that enables me to still see distance and also read.He is kind and thorough with his evaluation . Dr. Brodak takes the time to explain everything to me.
I love Dr.Brodaj... extremely friendly.
Easily the best experience with a medical professional I've ever had. Dr. Brodak was incredibly helpful and friendly, making sure I plainly understood everything I needed to know.
This was my 1st appt with him and I will definitely go back. Great experience.
Excellent care, very knowledgable ..., I highly recommend Dr. Brodak
Dr. Brodack took immediate steps in getting me the urgent care I needed with a referral to an Opthalmologist who could further diagnose my ailment and I was put on a more appropriate medication to remedy the problem.
Before making my appointment,i read a little online about him and his practice and above and beyond i was not surprised. I have had many doctor visits recently and i have not come across a doctor as great,patient,caring,professional and very patient like Dr Brodak. I will highly recommend him to anyone who needs to see an eye doctor and you will me amazed and taking abate by how great he is. Thumbs up Dr Matthew Brodak,you are the greatest and the best doctor anyone will ever seek or ask for.
I have been going to Dr. Brodak for a few years and he has always been a great doctor. He is thorough, informative, caring and never rushes you out of his office.
I've been going to Doctor Brodak for many years, ever since he started working at this Four Eyes, I've been seeing him and he is always so kind and thoughtful with his patients. He asks personal questions that are very friendly and he is easy to understand and is a joy to talk with, over all. Unfortunately I couldn't get new glasses due to my insurance not covering it for once a year, but every two years but I did get a check up with Doctor Brodak, just no glasses. ): Overall I highly recommend him as your eye doctor. :"D
He is one of the best optometrists I have seen in my lifetime. He was great with answering all of my questions and explained things in a way that anyone could understand. I had to bring my younger sons with me and he was so nice to them. I will recommend him to anybody that asks!
Had an urgent walk-in due to foreign object in eye that was extremely bothersome with pain and watery eye. Dr. Brodak assessed it and successfully removed and treated my condition.
He took good care of me and has given me a good Rx for my eyes, today he treated my conjunctivitis.
Excellent communicator explain my vision plan and treatment needed clearly.
He is a great doctor and takes time to answer all questions thoughly.
He is a wonderful doctor and been good explained! No complain I love that guy and I recommend others to see him .. I was so glad to go there. Thanks!
An excellent and wonderful doctor! He is very patient with the patients, especially the ones who do not sit still...! Dr. Brodak is a doctor who cares about his patients. Thank you!
I think my visit was good, DR. Brodak was great at explaining what he was doing to make my daughter feel at ease when checking her eyes.
A lot of docs could learn a lot from Dr. Brodak about running a practice from scheduling to bedside manner! Bravo Dr. Brodak!
It was a nice visit with Dr Matthew. He's very nice and cooperative.
He is a very thorough, friendly and professional eye doctor. I am extremely pleased with his services and would recommend him to anyone seeking an excellent optometrist.
Very fun and attentive. Knew his stuff. I will add him to my cadre of chosen professionals
I like Dr Brodak and believe I received very good care.
Dr. Brodak was extremely professional. He goes the extra mile to explain exactly was the issues are, any test results, and any options that may be available. I don't think I have ever had to wait more than 15 minutes past my appointment time.
I liked him a lot. He took his time to explain everything, very very friendly and I always look for that in any Doctor I visit. He is very professsional and kind, he will be my Optician of choice going forward.
I thought the visit was great. The staff and Dr. Brodak were professional and helpful
This doctor was one of the best doctors I have ever visited, I highly highly recommend going to him to get your eyes checked out!
Dr. Brodak gave thorough and easy to follow explanations about what is going on with my eyes. He answered all my questions and did a professional exam.
I have been seeing him for about four years. He is a twenty on a scale one to ten. I would highly recommend him. Very nice and caring and an excellent doctor
Dr. Brodak was very kind, courteous and professional. He made me feel at ease by explaining each step of the process of my eye exam. I appreciated that as I was quite nervous about my eye exam.
Went well and I got an up to date prescription
He's friendly & patient I will be returning !
I love Dr. Brodak. He does not rush the visit and actually makes an effort to get to know his patients. I have been seeing him for the past 3 years and makes an effort to remember little details about his patients. This makes the visit comfortable. I would recommend him.
Dr. Brodak was very helpful and informative. His employees were very professional, and made my son feel comfortable being there. The waiting time was less than expected, and not to many papers to fill out for first time patients.
It was a wonderful visit. Thank you
It was great no complaints
Very friendly and professional. Highly recommended.
Dr. Brodak is very knowledgeable and thorough. I thank him for his patience with a six year old boy who was very curious about all the different equipment and wanted to touch everything. I am so glad my boy received the help he desparately needed for his vision. Thank you, Dr. Brodak.
He was very nice and wasn't repetitive and mundane like most eye doctors.
I think the doctor looks absolutely wonderful. I especially like the way he takes time to explain everything he's doing throughout the eye exam. He is very detailed and has patience & knowledge that he openly shares. He also has a way of making you feel comfortable through the exam. I am referring him to all my family & friends.
We were checked in right away and then we saw Dr. Brodak within 5 minutes. He was very knowledgeable and friendly. He asked if my other daughter needed an eye exam and we set it up while we were there. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff as well.
He is awesome.
Dr. Brodak, is the best. He is timely, thorough, caring, attentive and takes his time to speak to you about your concerns. He never makes you feel like he is in a hurry to get you out of the exam room so that he can see the next patient. He ranks high on my list of Doctors. I will highly definitely recommend him to all.
Dr. Brodak was excellent with my daughter and kept me informed. Highly recommended!
Awesome doctor. Highly recommend
Very professional and informative.
Besides having to wait even after making an appointment everything went great.
Great! Very easy to talk to and understanding.
He was excellent at explaining everything to my son. I appreciated this as it was my son's first visit and didn't know what to expect.
The doctor is very nice and the staff also.
He's so nice and explains everything to you.
All staff members were friendly and professional. Dr. Brodak explained everything to myself and my daughter. I appreciated this since it was her first visit to an eye doctor and she ended up needing glasses. Definitely recommend!
Very pleased and DR has excel bed side manners . I will definitely go back.. The staff is very professional..
The Dr is great a own to earth
Competent professional, good appt.
Very professional, kind . best.0pace every highly recommended
He was very nice. Explained everything & was very professional.
Visit went great! Dr. Was very courteous, and knowledgeable. He is great with not just adults but kids as well. I would highly recommend Dr. Brodak!!!!
Great doctor! Easy to talk to. Made the appointment very down to earth.
It is always great.
He was so awesome!!
The doctor first prescribed me a -3 prescription with trial lenses, which I did not like. He said I could switch to my previous brand of lens (with the updated prescription), but when I returned they gave me a prescription 0.25 stronger than what I was originally prescribed. These new contacts are uncomfortable and the doctor has been very difficult to contact. The front-desk person keeps intercepting my inquiries. I'd like to talk to Dr. Brodak about my prescription, not the front-desk person.
Dr. Brodak is very conscientious & doesn't make you feel rushed. Always willing to answer all my questions. I highly recommend him.
He had a practiced professionalism that demonstrated years of experience, yet he still came across as genuine and caring in his conversation. He corrected misinformation given to me by previous optometrists, breaking the info down in layman's terms for me to understand. Highly recommended!
My visit with dr. Brodak was awesome the atmosphere was great very professional would definitely recommend him to others. ??
First time visiting with Dr. Brodak for eye exam. Very pleasant bedside manner. Willing to listen and answer my questions, as well as explained very thoroughly and simple.
Dr. Brodak and his staff are courteous, thoughtful, considerate and truly cared about my well being. It is a joy to visit. Thank you for taking such good care of my eyes!
Dr. Brodak is great. He sees both of my kids and even made time to see my grandmother when she visited from Brazil. He is kind and explains everything with such ease. He takes his time and you never feel rushed.
They provided time options on line, when I booked it the night before and showed up early for my appointment, the lady (who was not the regular receptionist, I think the doctor's wife) did not see my appointment online. Was not to friendly and in stead of checking my benefits and making sure to charge me the correct co-pay, over charged me. I have to call several times to get a hold of someone. When I finally did, the gentleman who is the regular front desk person was very friendly and helpful. He resolved my issue and ended up returning the money that was over charged. Leaving message for the eye doctor is hard, since they are not open everyday, you can not get a hold of him right away if needed.
He was thorough, polite and helpful
The doctor was great and the visit was pleasant. However, I was given a pair of sample contact lenses and one was defective. I called the office to arrange to exchange the defective one and the assistant said he would get back to me right away. It's many hours later and I haven't heard anything. Not happy with that.
Dr. Brodak's bedside manner, knowledge, and professionalism was exceptional. He took the time to teach and explain everything to my teenaged children and appropiately answered their questions. His assistant Esteban was phenomenal while teaching my daughter to use contacts, and was very patient and supportive through the process. As a nurse for 14 years, I know good providers when I see them, and they were awesome!
He explained everything thoroughly and was very kind. I would definitely recommend him to others.
Very professional and courteous. Explained everything as it was done during the exam.
Dr. Brodak is fantastic. He is the only doctor that can refract me to 20/20. Thank you Dr. Brodak!
From the gentleman at the front desk back to Dr. Brodak, this practice is awesome! The doctor takes his time, asks lots of questions and I never feel rushed. He was also very patient and kind when treating my five year old :)
Dr. Brodak was very professional and very friendly. It was a very enjoyable experience. He explained everything as he went along during the exam.
Staff is always very helpful and we have been with Doctor Mathew for few years. Always a pleasant experience.
I took ny whole family and we were seen in a timely manner. Dr. Brodak was very informative and funny. He made us feel welcome.
Great doctor, very thorough and great bedside manner!
I have taken my five year old daughter to see him a few times, so I knew how great he was already! He is very thorough, explains everything and I never feel like I am rushed. Great doctor!
My visit was good.
My visit with dr Brodak was very good he help me clear my eyes out instantly and was very gentle no discomfort at all
I have been a patient of Dr. Brodak for several years. He is very competent and thorough and takes time to explain everything patiently and carefully. He is up-to-date on the latest technology and medical/optical advances, procedures, medicines, and supplements, including diagnostic and preventative measures. I have highly recommended him to friends and neighbors.
always VERY nice and thorough. Great bedside manner! Makes it a really pleasant visit.
Dr Brodak always makes me feel comfortable. He is very courteous and at the same time, very professional.
He knows what he is doing.
he was really professional, I can see so much better .
Profession, efficient, wonderful! That is why myself and all three kids go there.
Great and patience wiyh my 5 year old daughter...
It was comfortable and easy to understand
It was ok.
Dr. Brodak is very professional and let you feel comfortable during the assessment phase. He also explain every thing to you as he cares for you.
He is amazing! He takes his time to explain everything to you. He is very pleasant and caring. The best.
Very knowledgeable & helpful .. Totally understands my situation & works closely with me
Was fast and very friendly made me feel like he cared about what was going on with my eyes, I recommend him to everyone! These reviews don't lie!
He was very understanding, listen to my concerns before making a diagnosis. I didn't feel rushed.
Very knowledgeable person. I liked him.
Excellent. A top notch professional.
Great Visit.He is very personable and professional.
Wonderful personality. Gave comprehensive exam.
He was very friendly and professional. Very detailed, will recommend for anyone...
I thought the doctor did a very good. I got a lot of information about the condition of my eyes. The doctor was very friendly and personable. I will certainly go back again.
He is so nice. I love him! I will recommend him to everyone I know. His wife that works in the front is such a sweetheart. Dr . Matthew knows what he is talking about and knew what was wrong with my eyes within an instant
Excellent. Very Helpful and pleasant
Great doctor and visit
I really liked Dr Brodak. He explained what he was doing and what was going on with my vision clearly and concisely. His staff was pretty friendly. Unfortunately, the wait was really, ridiculously long. I understand having appointments run over and not being seen immediately but waiting over an hour to be seen is not ideal.
He's super nice and super helpful.
Would highly recommend! Knowledgable, friendly, and professional.
Very professional,efficient and remarkable.
Amazing Doctor. Answered all my questions and concerns. Definitely recommend him.
Really great visit! Was seen right away. The man working the front desk and doing the pre-appointment check was incredibly nice, and Dr. Brodak explained everything well. Very fast in and out of the office without feeling rushed.
For being my first ever trip to a Optometrist I did not know what to expect. armed with my new insurance plan and lots of questions the front desk staff had all the answers and even helped the answer line of my new M.C.O. with some confusion they had. The young man that did my initial screening was a true professional and made me feel at ease from start to finish. Mr.Brodak answered all the questions I could ask and made me feel like he really cared and took the time to explain every test as he performed them made sure I was educated about how to acclimate and get used to going from no glasses to bi-focals. When I left his office I felt like I had a new friend as well as a new eye doctor. so Thank you all for the care I was shown from start to finish ! Thanks, Michael K.
Very thorough exam. Explained all his findings.
It was great!!!!!!!
Dr. Brodak was caring and patient with my daughter as she went through the process of getting fitted for contact lenses.
We have no complain. The staff was very professional, friendly, and courteous.
Fantastic. He clearly explained everything needed and was so nice about it too.
Dr. Brodak was extremely pleasant! He listened to my questions and was genuinely concerned with my eye health. Best eye appointment I have ever had!!! KUDOS!!
I think Dr. Brodak is very thorough and very considerate! Great explanation of my issues!
Dr. Brodak is pleasant, knows his stuff, is not in a rush and makes you feel like there is no one else waiting to see him. When I leave, I feel like I have gotten the best optical care I could get anywhere. Every chance I get, I recommend him.
Dr. Brodak is very good, especially with children and teens.
My only comment is , i had hard time finding the place due to inaccuracy of direction given to me by the front desk guy .
Wonderful with my pre-teen as she transitions from glasses to contact lenses!
Dr. Brodak, was awesome! He has a warm and inviting personality, I would definitely recommend him to my friends and family.
I had to take my 4 year old in to see Dr. Brodak and he was great with her! He was very patient and kind. He made it so easy for her to understand what he needed her to do. He was awesome! I would definitely recommend him.
it was very,very,very good i'll be going back to him
He was friendly made a few jokes but I was in and out. Plus my glasses will be available within 5-7days ... sounds good to me
Really great and relaxed environment! Doctor was very detailed and made me feel at ease!
I rarely fill these surveys out, but after my visit with Dr. Matthew Brodak I left highly satisfied. The office was very helpful in alerting me of my appointment as the date approached. The clerk was very well spoken and very professional. As for my exam, it was very quick, efficient, and a positive experience. I left with a pair of contacts the same day! AND I was in and out in just under 30 minutes. I highly recommend anyone to come here.
Very friendly. Very thorough. Way better than my last one lol. I will be going back next year for sure. :)
Dr. Brodak was super nice and very affable. I would definitely visit him again!
he is awesome and thankyou very much.I love him .
The doctor took time to explain all the questions we had.
It was excellent! He was professional and knowledgeable and could connect well with patients. The only thing was that the contact lens prescription that I received was a little off, as I found my contacts to be blurry. I now need to come back again and have it checked again, which is a bit inconvenient.
My 14 year old daughter, who has been wearing glasses since she was 8 or 9, said after the appointment yesterday, "He is the best optometrist I've ever gone to." From a teen, a compliment like that is saying a lot.
He was very nice and had a lot of knowledge of optometry. He was very professional and created a comfortable atmosphere; the people before me came out with smiles, so I knew he had to be a great doctor; and he was absolutely great! The other staff are okay, but this review is about Dr. Brodak, so I gave him 5 stars.
Such a wonderful experience! Understanding and knowledgable! Very down to earth. Made me feel comfortable to just be myself
Professional demeanor. Patient with patients. Took the time to explain his "treatment."
Very intelligent man, explained things well.
Dr. Brodak is a very professional individual. He takes time to explain all the options and answer all my questions.
he was very friendly, shook my hand and very professional, was very knowledgable. he even answered questions that wasn't pertaining to why i was there, he has a nice spirit and i would definitely recommend him to family and friends.
Very pleasant visit, took care of all of my concerns. So happy is is back at Four Eyes.
It was great
The waiting and the Optometrist were both excellent. Dr. Brodak is highly knowledgeable about his field and answered every question I had thoroughly. Out of 3 or so eye doctors I have had, Dr. Brodak is without a doubt the best. However, what I was extremely annoyed about was the support staff. One of them spoke extremely quietly so I had to keep straining my ear to understand him. They are so slow in processing things that a one hour appointment turned into two hours. They are also unclear about explaining their policies. I am rating Dr. Brodak a 5 because this site is about the professional and not the business.
Very professional and staff knowledgeable.
Dr. Brodak is very professional and friendly. Definitely recommended.