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Roshni Patel, OD

Roshni Patel HeadshotDr. Roshni Patel is a board certified optometrist who joined Arlington Eye Center in the summer of 2012. She earned her undergraduate degree in Biology and Business Administration from Drexel University and her Doctorate in Optometry from Inter American University.

Dr. Patel has a special interest in ocular diseases including glaucoma and macular degeneration. Her training includes a focus on primary and emergency eye care and surgical co-management. She is experienced in contact lens fittings including soft and rigid gas permeable. At Arlington Eye Center, Dr. Patel sees a variety of patients including but not limited to glaucoma, cataract, macular degeneration and ocular surface disease (dry eye, blepharitis, inflammation).

Dr. Patel was born and raised in New Jersey and now resides in Arlington, VA, with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys cooking and traveling.


  • Fluent in English and Gujarati
  • Ophthalmology Fluent in Spanish

Jean Park, MD

Jean Park HeadshotDr. Jean Park, M.D., is a board-certified ophthalmologist at Arlington Eye Center, who offers patients the latest surgical techniques and treatments for both glaucoma and cataract surgery.

After her undergraduate degree at Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Park completed medical school and residency at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine in Pennsylvania. She completed her fellowship in glaucoma at the Emory Eye Center. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Glaucoma Society.

Dr. Park enjoys serving at church and mission trips, traveling, spending time with family and friends, and playing music.  

Dr. Park also sees patients at our partner practice, Metropolitan Ophthalmology Associates, at their McLean, VA, location.


  • Fluent in English and Korean


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안과 종합 검진, 백내장, 녹내장, 노년 황반변성, 안구 건조증, 눈당뇨

Shazia Ahmed, MD

Shazia Ahmed HeadshotDr. Shazia Ahmed, MD, is a Board Certified and Fellowship Trained Surgeon at Arlington Eye Center. She graduated Magna cum Laude with Honors from Brown University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. She earned her Doctorate in Medicine from Medical College of Georgia. She completed her residency in Ophthalmology at Tufts Medical Center followed by a Cornea and Anterior Segment Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. 

Her personal interest in Ophthalmology was first sparked by her mother's experience with cataract surgery. She believes there is no greater gift than restoring a person's vision and allowing them to maintain their independence. Her specific clinical and surgical interests include ocular surface disease, complex cataract surgery, laser vision correction and corneal transplantation. In her free time she likes to travel the world, hit the gym, and consume an unhealthy amount of podcasts. 

She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.  Dr. Ahmed was also just recently named a "2023 Top Doctor" in Ophthalmology by the Washingtonian.

Dr. Ahmed also sees patients at our partner practice, Malouf Eye Center, which is located in Camp Springs, MD.

Maurice Gaspar, MD (Retired)

gaspar-editAfter 40 years of providing quality eye care to the Northern Virginia community, Dr. Maurice Gaspar, MD, officially retired from Arlington Eye Center in December 2020. We thank Dr. Gaspar for his continued passion and commitment to our practice and community. Click here to read his personal message to our patients.

Dr. Maurice Gaspar is a board-certified ophthalmologist, who has performed thousands of microsurgical and refractive procedures with exceptional results in the DC metro community since 1982. He has been consistently recognized for his outstanding surgical results and patient care by his peers, patients and area publications. Up until his retirement, he led the exceptional team at Arlington Eye Center while continuing to provide patients with the upmost level of care.

Dr. Gaspar's education in medicine started in New York where he attended the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and interned at Metropolitan Hospital Center of the New York Medical College. He then completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Georgetown University Hospital, where he was Chief Resident.

Dr. Gaspar is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology; a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS); the Northern Virginia Academy of Ophthalmology; the American Medical Association; the Virginia Society of Ophthalmology, and the Virginia Medical Society.

Dr. Gaspar is a board-certified ophthalmologist, who has privileges at Virgina Hospital Center, where he was Chief of Ophthalmology. He is certified on the VISX excismer laser for laser refractive surgery.

Dr. Gaspar is recognized consistently for his outstanding surgical results and patient care by his peers, patients, and area publications including Washingtonian Magazine and Washington Checkbook and Guide to Top Doctors.

Dr. Gaspar enjoys participating in triathlons and drawing.