Rajesh K. Rajpal, MD

Rajesh K. Rajpal, MD

Rajesh K. Rajpal, M.D. is the Founder of See Clearly Vision Group. Dr. Rajpal has been recognized as a top LASIK Surgeon in Washington D.C. by Washingtonian Magazine as well as a Top Doctor by Northern Virginia Magazine and Consumers’ Research Council of America. He is acknowledged as the first eye surgeon in Washington, D.C. to perform Laser Vision Correction. He earned his medical degree and completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond followed by a Fellowship in Cornea and External Diseases at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Rajpal has served as Director of the Cornea and External Disease Service in the Department of Ophthalmology at Georgetown University as well as Director of the Refractive Laser Eye Center at George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He currently holds appointments on the clinical faculties of Georgetown University Medical Center and George Washington University Medical Center.  

Dr. Rajpal provides examination, consultation, and treatment for eye diseases as well as Laser Eye Surgery such as LASIK for the correction of nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. In addition, Dr. Rajpal provides Cataract Surgery and Intraocular Lens Implantation (IOL) with advanced technology lens implants (IOL) for the correction of astigmatism and near vision after Cataract Surgery. As a Corneal Specialist, he has particular expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of corneal disease, corneal trauma and surgical complications including the Corneal Transplantation techniques of Penetrating Keratoplasty (PK), Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK), and Descemet’s Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK). Further, he has a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular surface problems such as dry eye and dry eye syndrome and takes personal pride in providing patients with help for dry eyes.

His contributions to the field of Ophthalmology span not only clinical care but also teaching, publishing and clinical research. Dr. Rajpal has been the author of numerous publications and abstracts as well as been a frequently invited lecturer on Corneal Surgery, Cataract Surgery and Lens Implants, LASIK and Laser Eye Surgery. He has served as Principal Investigator for six research protocols on the use of the Excimer laser for refractive and therapeutic applications as well as ocular therapeutics and pharmacology in the areas of antibiotics and anti-inflammatory medications.

Dr. Rajpal is certified by and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the International Society of Refractive Surgery, the Northern Virginia Academy of Ophthalmology. Additionally, he has served as President and on the Board of Directors of the Washington D.C. Ophthalmology Society and on the Board of Directors for Old Dominion Eye Bank.

Dr. Rajpal was recently interviewed by Top Docs Interviews in our McLean, Virginia office. He discusses the latest advances in vision care and how to effectively treat common vision problems and improve overall vision. Watch his interview below!

Eye Doctor in Arlington, VA, and Tysons Corner, VA

Undergraduate Education

The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Electrical Engineering

Medical Education

Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA


The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
Department of Internal Medicine


Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA
Department of Ophthalmology

Chief Residency

Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA
Department of Ophthalmology


Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Cornea & External Diseases 

Faculty Appointments

Director, Cornea and External Disease Service (1992-1995)
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Center for Sight 
Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
Medical Director & Assistant Clinical Professor (1995-1998)
Refractive Laser Eye Center  
George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology

Medical Licensure

Virginia, Maryland


American Academy of Ophthalmology
Washington D.C. Ophthalmology Society, Past President
American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
International Society of Refractive Surgery
Northern Virginia Academy of Ophthalmology

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