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Ghada Orkubi, MD

Orkubi-bgArlington Eye Center proudly welcomed Dr. Ghada Orkubi to our practice in 2019. Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology since 1995, Dr. Orkubi brings 25 years of experience in glaucoma, cornea, complex cataract and anterior segment surgeries. She is also at the forefront of the latest surgical techniques, including refractive surgeries, corneal cross-linking for keratoconus cases, cataract with premium intra-ocular lenses and minimally invasive glaucoma procedures.

After a year of pediatric clinical research fellowship at Harvard-affiliated hospitals in 1988, Dr. Orkubi did her residency in ophthalmology at Wake Forest School of Medicine and Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. In 1995, she completed a combined fellowship in anterior segment cornea and glaucoma at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.

Dr. Orkubi is a member of the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

In her spare time she enjoys reading, painting, and playing music.


  • Fluent in Arabic and English
  • Understand/speak broken French

Roshni Patel, OD

Roshni-Patel-Headshot-AECDr. 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

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.