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Ingrid E Zimmer-Galler, MD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
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Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute - Frederick

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

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  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Centers & Institutes

  • Wilmer Eye Institute


Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, Ophthalmology, Retina, Medical Diseases, Retinal Detachment

Research Interests

Telemedicine; Age-related macular degeneration; Diabetic retinopathy


Ingrid Zimmer-Galler, M.D., is an associate professor of ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute and medical director of Wilmer''s Frederick location. She specializes in retinal vascular diseases and vitreoretinal surgery and has led many initiatives in telemedicine involving retinal diseases.

Dr. Zimmer-Galler received her M.D. degree from Tulane University and completed her residency in ophthalmology at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine. She then completed a retina fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute before joining the faculty in 1996.


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  • German


American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Medical Association
Aerospace Medical Association
Civil Aviation Medical Association, Board of Trustees
Flying Physicians Association

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    • Tulane University School of Medicine ( New Orleans LA ) (1989)


    • Mayo Clinic Medical School College of Medicine/Ophthalmology ( Rochester MN ) (1993)


    • Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology (1994)
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    Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute - Frederick
    87 Thomas Johnson Drive
    Frederick, MD 21702
    Phone: 301-620-9268
    Appointment Phone: 301-620-9268
    Fax: 301-620-9228
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-502-5383
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-3518
    Fax: 410-614-8577
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    • Ophthalmology - Retina

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