Parisa Taravati M.D.

Parisa Taravati M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Cataracts, Comprehensive ophthalmology, Eye Care (Ophthalmology)


Eye Care Institute (Opthalmology)


English, Persian


Primary Location

Eye Center at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor, NN 300
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.744.2020|Map It 

Eye Institute at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 7th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 


Dr. Taravati was born in Arlington, Texas, and raised in Ames, Iowa. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Iowa. She also completed her M.D. at the University of Iowa. She continued at the University of Iowa, completing her internal medicine internship and her residency in ophthalmology. Dr. Taravati has been on faculty at University of Washington since 2009. She is actively involved in resident education.

Patient Care Philosophy

I believe in educating my patients on their eye conditions and making them active participants in their medical care.

Personal Interests

Dr. Taravati lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband and two children. Her pastimes include playing piano, cooking and reading.

Clinical Interests

Dry eye, blepharitis, cataracts, glaucoma and color blindness.

Research Interests

Color blindness and cataract surgery.


University of IowaResidencyOphthalmology2009
University of IowaInternshipInternal Medicine2006
Univ. of IowaMedical education2005


Board Certifications

American Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology2010
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