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Richard J Kolker, MD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
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  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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  • Wilmer Eye Institute Research




Richard J. Kolker, M.D., is an assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute. He is a comprehensive ophthalmologist, treating a wide range of eye conditions. After completing medical school and residency at the University of Maryland, Dr. Kolker spent over 20 years in private practice before joining the Wilmer faculty in 1998. He is board certified in ophthalmology.


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    • University of Maryland School of Medicine (Baltimore MD ) (1970)


    • University of Maryland Medical System / Ophthalmology (Baltimore MD ) (1974)


    • American Board of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmology (1976)
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    Dr. Kolker, in conjunction with the American Academy of Ophthalmology, has published Subjective Refraction and Prescribing Glasses, an e-book educational resource for ophthalmology residents. The book is available to the public on the AAO One Network.

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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-5080
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-5080
    Fax: 410-614-1670
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    • Ophthalmology - Comprehensive Eye

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