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Daniel Finkelstein, M.D.

Professor of Ophthalmology

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  • Professor of Ophthalmology

Centers & Institutes

  • Berman Institute for Bioethics
  • Wilmer Eye Institute Research


Diabetic Retinopathy, Ophthalmology, Retinal Vascular Disease, Retinal Vein Occlusion, Retinal Vessel Occlusion, Retinitis Pigmentosa

Research Interests

Bioethics; Vein Occlusion


Dr. Finkelstein is a professor of ophthalmology and a member of the Retinal Vascular Center staff. He specializes in the laser management of venous occlusion, laser management of diabetic retinopathy and retinitis pigmentosa. With a joint appointment at the Berman Institute of Bioethics, Dr. Finkelstein's research interests include the medical ethics of the doctor-patient relationship.

Dr. Finkelstein earned his undergraduate degree at Harvard University and his M.D. degree at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the Wilmer Eye Institute, where he also completed fellowship training in retina.


  • English


American Academy of Ophthalmology

Macula Society

Clinical Trial Keywords

  • diabetic retinopathy
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    • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia PA ) (1967)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Ophthalmology (Baltimore MD ) (1973)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore MD ) (1974)


    • American Board of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmology (1974)
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    President, Macula Society, 2004-2006

    Arnall Patz Medal 1995
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    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-3429
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    • Ophthalmology - Retinal Vascular Service

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