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Kolker, Richard J.

Richard J. Kolker, M.D.

Kolker, RichardAssistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Comprehensive Eye Service

The Wilmer Eye Institute
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Dr. Kolker sees patients at the Wilmer Eye Institute's Johns Hopkins Hospital location.

For appointments at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, call: 410-955-5080

Professional Education and Training:

  • B.S., The University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School)
  • M.D., The University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Board Certification, The American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Intern in Internal Medicine, The Greater Baltimore Medical Center
  • Resident in Ophthalmology, The University of Maryland Hospital


  • Private practice of Ophthalmology 1974-1998
  • Green Spring Station satellite of The Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins Hospital 1998-2003
  • Attending physician and faculty supervisor of Wilmer’s ER, Trauma, and Inpatient Consultation Services (20 hours/week) 2002 and 2003
  • Member of Wilmer Residency Education Committee (REC) 2002 and 2003. Chair, Wilmer ER Subcommittee of REC
  • Wilmer Comprehensive Eye Service at Johns Hopkins Hospital 2003 to present

Awards and Honors:

  • Earned the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award for CME each three-year cycle from 1976 to the present
  • Selected as one of “America’s Top Ophthalmologists” by Consumers’ Research Council of America – 2004 through 2010
  • Recipient of the 2010 Harrell Pierce Wilmer Resident Teaching Award
  • Recipient of the 2010 Neil Miller Medical Student Teaching Award
  • E-book on refraction published by the American Academy of Ophthalmology on the Resident Hub of the ONE Network - 2011

Read Dr. Kolker's CV


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