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Daniel Finkelstein, M.D.

Professor of Ophthalmology


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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Call +1-410-502-7683 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Professor of Ophthalmology

Centers & Institutes



The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-3518

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-3429
Fax: 410-955-0868


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

Research Interests

Vein Occlusion; Bioethics


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. more

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania / MD (1967)


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


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1974)


    • American Board of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmology (1974)
  • Research & Publications +

    Clinical Trial Keywords: diabetic retinopathy

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


    • Arnall Patz Medal, 1995
    • President, Macula Society, 2004 - 2006


    • American Academy of Ophthalmology
    • Macula Society
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