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Viraj J. Mehta, M.D.

VIRAJ J. MEHTA, M.D. - Oculofacial Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Mehta completed his fellowship training in Oculofacial Plastics & Orbital Surgery at the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic Collaborative Program in Minnesota. Dr. Mehta specializes in the diagnosis and management of oculofacial surgery, complex oculofacial reconstruction, orbital and lacrimal surgery, and trauma in both children and adults. In addition, he is trained in minimally invasive aesthetic procedures like Botox, fillers, chemical peels, and lasers, as well as cosmetic surgery like eyelid blepharoplasty, browlift, and facelift.

Dr. Mehta was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH. He then went on to complete his undergraduate and MBA degrees from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. He attended Case Western Reserve University for medical school in Cleveland, OH and completed his Internship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. He finished his residency at Vanderbilt University. After 15 years of learning and training at some of the top institutions in the country, Dr. Mehta is excited to join Washington Eye Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Mehta has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and textbook chapters. He has also presented his research and given talks at various conferences around the country. Dr. Mehta is passionate about patient care, medical education, innovations in healthcare technology, and healthcare policy. Dr. Mehta enjoys traveling, playing basketball and tennis, and spending time with his family.   


Mayo Clinic/University of Minnesota, Minnesota
ASOPRS Oculofacial, Reconstructive, Orbital Surgery Fellow

Vanderbilt University, Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Ophthalmology Resident, Dept. of Ophthalmology

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Transitional Year Resident (PGY1), Dept. of Medicine

Cornell University, Johnson Graduate School of Management, Ithaca, NY
Masters of Business Administration

Case Western Reserve UNIVERSITY, School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
Medical Doctor

Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences, Ithaca, NY
Bachelors of Art in Biological Sciences


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"I have had perfect experience at this practice."
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"My eye doctor is friendly and knowledgeable. All of my questions were answered. He is professional but down to earth."
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"My eye doctor is extremely helpful."

"Now both of my eyes feel like they are in the land of OZ."
-Joyce B.

"I never thought I would ever say that I enjoyed surgery, but it was really fun! No pain or discomfort."
-David F.

"My eye doctor explained the surgery and made me feel very comfortable - he built trust."
-Michelle S.

"I am thrilled with the results of my procedures. I am even golfing better!"
-Helane G.

"Excellent surgeon but also a very patient oriented courteous doctor who carefully explains his patients' options."
-Susan S.

"A World Class person and an absolutely great Doctor."
-Chuck W.

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Eyelid Surgery can reduce the aging, tired, or sad look caused by drooping eyelids. The Oculoplastic Surgeons also perform reconstructive surgery of the eye socket and orbital fractures of the facial bones, including eye prostheses, tearing problems, lid twitches, and blepharospasm.

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