Our Doctors

Helping you improve your vision

Dulles Eyes Associates was established to meet the challenges of modern eye care and eye surgery. Our first and foremost aim is to ensure the best possible functional vision and outcomes after eye surgery. We can achieve this, thanks to our extensive diagnostic services and a team of specialists. All our care follows standardized treatment practices based on the latest research.

AHMED NASRULLAH

Dr. Ahmed Nasrullah

Dr. Nasrullah is a fellowship trained, a board-certified ophthalmologist with more than 15 years of experience in the field of ophthalmic diseases and ocular surgery. His area of focus includes 2.2 mm micro-incisional cataract surgery using state-of-the-art technologies such as multifocal implants, toric implants, and the infinity ultrasonic cataract phacoemulsification system.

Dr. Nasrullah is one of the few surgeons in the greater DC area with fellowship training in Laser Vision Correction. He has over ten years experience in laser eye surgery and uses some of the most advanced systems such as the VISX Star 4 Custom Laser Platform.

He also performs corneal transplants, DSAEK (microinsional partial corneal graft), glaucoma surgery, diabetic and glaucoma laser surgery and retinal laser surgery.

Dr. Nasrullah founded Dulles Eye Associates in 2002 and is the medical director of the center. He also serves as Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at The George Washington University Hospital and is a staff surgeon at Georgetown Hospital, Fairfax Hospital, and Loudoun Hospital.

He received his BS in Electrical Engineering, with a focus on biomedical engineering, at The Georgia Institute of Technology and his medical degree from the University of Tennessee. He completed his eye surgery residency at the prestigious Dean McGee Eye Institute. He was then selected for the single year fellowship training position at The Dean McGee Eye Institute in LASIK and Corneal Transplants. A fellowship is an additional advanced surgical training year that only some ophthalmologists receive.

Dr. Nasrullah has been recognized as being a “Top Doctor” in Northern Virginia and has also been recognized as being one the “Top Ophthalmologists” in the United States. He continues to lecture on various surgical and medical topics to other eye doctors and participates in training eye surgeons in residency programs.

LEYLA NAJAFI

Dr. Leyla Najafi

Dr. Leyla Najafi graduated from George Mason University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information System (MIS). Her interest in Eye Health Care led her to pursue the field of Optometry. Dr. Najafi received her Doctor of Optometry degree in 2003 from Nova South Eastern University in Florida. She has been practicing Optometry for past eight years. Dr. Najafi specializes in correction of Refractive error and contact lens fitting. She sees patients of all ages, and she promotes Youth eye health care.

SHAIKH

Dr. Mehrine Shaikh

Dr. Mehrine Shaikh specializes in the medical treatment of patients with vitreoretinal diseases including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and other complex disorders of the retina.

Dr. Shaikh graduated from Aga Khan University where she completed her medical training. She enhanced her knowledge in complex retinal disorders while completing a clinical research fellowship at the Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute in Boston.

Dr. Shaikh then went on to complete her residency in Ophthalmology at the George Washington University in Washington, DC. Her desire to focus on Medical Retina led her to complete a fellowship at the prestigious Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, ranked among the top programs in the nation for ophthalmic training.

She lives in the Northern Virginia area where she enjoys baking, gardening and spending time with her husband and daughter.

SHAIKH

Dr. Hana Na

Dr. Hana Na is a comprehensive medical and surgical ophthalmologist specializing in ophthalmic microsurgery with an emphasis in cataract surgery.

Dr. Na received her Doctorate of Medicine from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. She completed her transitional medicine internship at Georgetown University Hospital/Inova Fairfax Hospital. She then went on to receive her specialized training in ophthalmology through completing an ophthalmology residency at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Prior to her career in medicine she attended the University of Pennsylvania where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Biological Basis of Behavior.

Dr. Na treats patients for an array of eye condition, such as routine eye exams, glaucoma, dry eyes, cataracts, and diabetic retinopathy, and others.

When not in the office, Dr. Na enjoys spending her time traveling, hiking and spending time with her husband and son. She is fluent in Korean. She is excited to return to Northern Virginia to be closer to family. Dr. Na is very happy to have the opportunity to take care of patients in Virginia.

 

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