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Zimmer-Galler, Ingrid E.

Ingrid Zimmer-GallerChief, Wilmer at Frederick

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Retina Division

The Wilmer Eye Institute
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Dr. Zimmer-Galler sees patients at the Wilmer Eye Institute's Johns Hopkins Hospital and Frederick locations.

For appointments at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, call: 410-955-3518

For appointments at Frederick, call: 301-620-9268


  • Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University, Bachelor of Sciences/Chemistry, 1983 - 1985
  • Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine, 1985 - 1989
  • Internship: Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1989 - 1990
  • Residency: Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine, Ophthalmology, 1990 - 1993
  • Fellowship: Wilmer Eye Institute/Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Retinal Vascular Diseases and Vitreoretinal Surgery, 1994 - 1996


  • Associate Consultant and Instructor in Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology, 1993 - 1994
  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1996 - present


American Board of Ophthalmology 1994

Professional Societies:

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

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Wilmer's Division of Ocular Immunology Announces "Living With Uveitis" Support Group - 6/10/2014

Dr. Neil Bressler to Speak on Diabetic Retinopathy at National Eye Health Summit and Webcast - 6/10/2014

Dr. Donald Zack Receives a Research to Prevent Blindness Nelson Trust Award for Retinitis Pigmentosa - 6/9/2014

Dr. Michael Boland Leads Study on Effectiveness of Automated Telecommunication-Based Reminders on Adherence to Glaucoma Medication Dosing - 6/4/2014

Dr. Christina Prescott Discusses Summer Eye Protection on Fox 45 News - 6/1/2014

Dr. Jonathan Song Discusses Treatment Options for Pediatric Cataracts - 5/23/2014

Johns Hopkins' Jordan Green Discusses His Work at Wilmer's Translational Tissue Engineering Center - 5/21/2014

Longtime Wilmer Employee Lillie Alston Honored by Hopkins - 5/19/2014

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Dr. Neil Miller Explains Eye Twitching in The Wall Street Journal - 5/12/2014

Dr. Hendrik Scholl Receives ARVO Award - 5/7/2014


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