Dr. Soheila Rostami studied medicine at Howard University and has been awarded an extraordinary number of honors and scholarships. During that time, she became a tutor for various summer programs and was a member of the American Medical Honor Society (Alpha Omega Alpha). Dr. Rostami served her internship at Washington Hospital Center, followed by her residency in ophthalmology as Chief Resident at Howard University Hospital. She received her ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgical training at the University of Maryland and graduated with honors. She has practiced surgery since 2000.
Soheila Rostami is a board-certified surgeon specializing in lacrimal, orbital, and reconstructive eyelid surgery. Her Fellowships are with the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons, and she is an Associate of the American Academy of Cosmetic Physicians. She is a member of the Medical Society of Virginia, Medical Society of Northern Virginia, and Northern Virginia Academy of Ophthalmology. She is an Associate Professor at George Washington University and instructs Residents there in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Soheila Rostami constantly keeps current with ongoing training and pertinent courses to add to her skills, to maintain her certification. She is considered by herself and others in her field to be fastidious and precise in her surgery and is an established doctors doctor. She is particularly fond of the cosmetic aspect of her practice; she of course performs as much reconstructive surgery as cosmetic. She donates her time to Veterans' Administration Hospitals and travels, when she is available, to less developed countries in the Middle East and Africa to assist regional doctors. Most people who know Dr. Rostami well understand that she enjoys her work immensely.
During her medical school years, Dr. Rostami met and married her husband, and has settled in the Northern Virginia area. She has two very smart sons and most of her free time is spent with them; when time allows, she and her family like traveling and scuba diving.
Dr. Rostami also is the oculoplastic specialist for Capital Eye Consultants each Monday morning.