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Appointments at Wilmer

Making an Appointment

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Thank you for your interest in making an appointment at the Wilmer Eye Institute. A Wilmer Eye Institute Referral Coordinator is available to speak to you from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time), Monday through Friday, at 410-955-5080.

You may also call toll-free at 1-888-WILMER-i (1-888-945-6374).

We are pleased to be able to offer quick access to our referral and scheduling specialists. The best time to call is between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm, although our agents are available beginning at 8:30 am for more urgent concerns. Call volume is very high on Mondays & between the hours of 11:00 am and 2:00 pm Tuesday - Friday, which may result in a longer wait time for a coordinator. 

*Note: International patients MUST schedule appointments through Johns Hopkins Medicine International at: 

Other Options:

  • If you have general questions about The Wilmer Eye Institute’s services, you may contact us at
  • If you are experiencing an eye emergency, you may visit the Wilmer Eye Emergency Service, which is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at The Johns Hopkins Hospital's Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments.

Appointment & Referral Information

Sanford Greenberg Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Gehlbach Project Selected by Johns Hopkins-Coulter Translational Project Partnership- 06/23/16

Dr. Neil Bressler Speaks at Senate Briefing on Special Diabetes Program- 06/09/16

Dr. Neil Bressler Discusses Blue Light Effects on the Eyes in the Washington Post- 06/02/16

Dr. Arevalo Honored by National Institute of Ophthalmology in Peru- 5/31/16

Dr. Jennifer Thorne Appointed President-elect of American Uveitis Society- 5/17/16

Dr. Ingrid Zimmer-Galler Elected to the ATA College of Fellows- 5/13/16

Dr. Arevalo Launches New Book at ARVO 2016- 5/09/16

Dr. Elia J. Duh is elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation- 4/28/16

Dr. Maria Valeria Canto Soler Wins BrightFocus Award for Macular Degeneration Research- 4/27/16

Three Wilmer Faculty Voted Most Influential in Field of Ophthalmology- 4/22/2016

Dr. Pradeep Ramulu Wins Pisart Award for Significant Achievement in Vision Science Research- 4/21/16

Dr. Eghrari Receives Alcon Early Career Research Award- 4/13/16

Dr. Quigley Honored by American Glaucoma Society- 4/11/16

Dr. Ian Pitha Awarded Grants for Glaucoma Research- 4/11/16