Dr. Richard A. Garfinkel, MD

Ophthalmology

The Retina Group of Washington

5454 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 650

Chevy Chase, MD 20815 Directions

(301) 656-8100

www.rgw.com

4.9 out of 5

399 verified ratings

2 Locations


Chevy Chase, MD

5454 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 650

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

(301) 656-8100 Directions


Fairfax, VA

8505 Arlington Blvd, Suite 300

Fairfax, VA 22031

(703) 698-9335 Directions

399 Ratings, 273 Comments


Jan 19, 2023
Very knowledgeable and personal. He and his team got me through everything quickly and efficiently.

Jan 19, 2023
As usual a pleasant experience with staff and technicians and the Doctor!

Jan 12, 2023
As always Dr. Garfinkel handled our interaction professionally and answered all of my questions.

Jan 12, 2023
As I have come to expect over the years, I have great confidence in Dr. Garfinkel and the Retina staff. I greatly appreciate the professionalism of all concerned.

Jan 11, 2023
He is the best

Jan 10, 2023
Dr. Garfinkel and his staff are on time, take care in explaining things to the patient and answering any questions the patient may have. I know that I have an excellent doctor who is up to date in his profession.

Jan 8, 2023
As always, Dr Garfinkel took time to explain to me just what was going on and what the next step should be. His manner is always friendly and courteous. I am always glad to see him.

Dec 14, 2022
This was again a first-rate experience with Dr. Garfinkel!

Dec 14, 2022
Dr. Garfinkel has cared for my eye issues since 2017. I don't think I could ask for better care.

Dec 2, 2022
I have been a patient with Dr. Garfinkel for several years. He is monitoring a condition that I have, and he is interested and responsive during each of our visits. I know that I can count on him to observe any changes and treat me further if it is needed.

Nov 12, 2022
Dr. Garfinkel has been treating my left eye that has retinal vein cloud kindly, patiently, and successfully to date.

Oct 19, 2022
Dr Garfinkel is a STAR. Best ever. His only shortcoming is that his opthomologic competence has not solved my inability to continually make 30 foot putts. He’s working on it!

Oct 5, 2022
the best if not the best HE IS THE BEST

Sep 21, 2022
Dr Garfinkel and his staff are efficient, informative and easy to converse with.

Aug 26, 2022
As usual, Dr Garfinkle was professional, personable and informative

Aug 26, 2022
Dr. Garfinkel listens to me and considers my feelings and my medical situation. He is compassionate and extremely skilled at what he does.

Aug 24, 2022
Very competent

Aug 18, 2022
Excellent doctor. Both my wife and I have the highest regard for Dr. Garfinkel. Very thorough, personable and takes time to explain everything.

Aug 18, 2022
Excellent as usual

Aug 18, 2022
Dr. Garfinkel is a gem. Patient, kind and quick.

Aug 18, 2022
Dr Garfunkel is an outstanding doctor. His attention to his examinations is thorough and efficient. He always provides detailed reports of his findings and recommendations for future actions. No question is ever left unanswered. I highly recommend him for anyone requiring a Retina specialist.

Aug 18, 2022
Dr, Garfinkel was professional, friendly, and ensured I understood each exam and each step of the testing process. He also took time to answer all my questions. There was no rush. I understood and felt comfortable with the next steps of my care.

Aug 11, 2022
great care

Aug 9, 2022
Doctor Garfinkel take always a good care of my eyes fir the follow up of my retina detachment every year . Im really intrust with him and recommend to people who have the same type of problem to contact him .

Aug 5, 2022
Very smooth.

Aug 5, 2022
Dr Garfinkel is very caring and professional.

Aug 5, 2022
My appointment was excellent. The entire time of my time there was completely professional and I was treated with excellent care. Keep up the five stars work!!!

Aug 5, 2022
I am very appreciative of Dr. Garfinkel's monitoring of the macula hole in my left eye every 6 months. He has years of experience and expertise.

Aug 4, 2022
He always explains what problem he finds after examination. Thank U very much.

Aug 4, 2022
Dr Garfinkle explained what he was doing throughout the exam and listened to my concerns.

Aug 4, 2022
very professional and always showing that the care of the patient is the number 1 priority.

Aug 3, 2022
Excellent doctor. He provided a thorough exam and a very good explanations of the results.

Aug 3, 2022
Dr. Garfinkel is a deeply knowledgeable, careful, thorough, patient-oriented retina specialist. I have complete confidence in his judgment.

Aug 3, 2022
Professional and confidence-inspiring.

Aug 3, 2022
Great manner - answered all my questions

Aug 3, 2022
Very efficient. Wait time minimal, and all staff work in unison with one another so you are moved from one procedure to another. I have seen Dr. Garfinkel for years and have been very pleased with his professionalism.

Aug 2, 2022
Very personable and explains the issue very clearly and appreciated questions -

Aug 2, 2022
On time. Efficient staff. Everyone friendly.

Aug 2, 2022
On time. Courteous and competent assistants. I have complete trust in Dr. Garfinkel. All good.

Aug 2, 2022
He's fabulous and very talented.

Aug 2, 2022
The whole experience is very professional.

Aug 2, 2022
He is very personable and puts me at ease.

Aug 1, 2022
The doctor demonstrated his expertise and took the time to explain in layman’s terms what my issue was.

Jul 29, 2022
Dr Garfinkel was very good.

Jul 29, 2022
The staff are very efficient and kind. Dr. Garfinkelis the best! I have been seeing him for years and he has kept my retinas healthy. He stays very current on medicines and medical techniques which has been a great advantage for me

Jul 29, 2022
Great

Jul 28, 2022
Top Retinologist!

Jul 28, 2022
Always a great visit

Jul 28, 2022
This is a well run office and it is always a pleasure to see Dr. Garfinkel.

Jul 28, 2022
Dr. Garfinkel has been checking my eyes for several years. Office wait was minimal. The staff is very nice, quick, and thorough.