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Ingrid E Zimmer-Galler, M.D.

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Chief, Wilmer Eye Institute - Frederick

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology


Languages: English, German

Expertise: Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, Medical Diseases of the Retina, Ophthalmology, Retinal Detachment

Research Interests: Telemedicine; Diabetic retinopathy; Age-related macular degeneration

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Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute - Frederick
Appointment Phone: 301-620-9268

87 Thomas Johnson Drive
Frederick, MD 21702 map
Phone: 301-620-9268
Fax: 301-620-9228

Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute

600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


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. more


  • Chief, Wilmer Eye Institute - Frederick
  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes



  • MD, Tulane University School of Medicine (1989)


  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education / Ophthalmology (1993)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmology (1994)

Research & Publications

Activities & Honors


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