Henry D Jampel, M.D.

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  • Odd Fellows Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute
  • Professor of Ophthalmology


Comprehensive Medical and Surgical Ophthalmology, Glaucoma, Glaucoma Surgery, Ophthalmology ...read more

Research Interests

clinical research; glaucoma treatment; glaucoma surgical outcomes ...read more

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-6052
600 N. Wolfe Street
Wilmer Eye Institute
Baltimore, MD 21287
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Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 410-583-2802
10753 Falls Road
Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute, Pavilion II
Lutherville, MD 21093
Phone: 410-583-2802
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Henry D. Jampel, M.D., M.H.S., is the Odd Fellows Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute. He specializes in glaucoma and serves as the medical director of Wilmer's Green Spring Station location. His research interests include evaluation of medical vs. surgical treatment of glaucoma in newly diagnosed patients and on imaging devices for the detection of glaucoma and its progression.

Dr. Jampel received his M.D. degree from Yale University and his M.H.S. in health finance and management from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He completed an internship in internal medicine at Sinai Hospital and his residency in ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute. After completing a glaucoma fellowship in glaucoma at Wilmer, Dr. Jampel joined the faculty in 1988.

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  • Odd Fellows Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute
  • Clinic Director, Wilmer Eye Institute - Green Spring Station
  • Professor of Ophthalmology

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Centers & Institutes



  • MD; Yale School of Medicine (1982)


  • Ophthalmology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1986)


  • Ophthalmology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1988)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology (Ophthalmology) (1987)

Research & Publications

Clinical Trials

Effectiveness of Screening and Treatment for Glaucoma (9/01/2009-1/24/2011) Role:Co-Investigator

National Eye Institute, Method for Glaucoma Screening in Primary Care Offices (2/1/05-1/31/08)

National Eye Institute, Early Detection of Glaucoma Damage (8/1/00-7/31/05) Role:Principal Investigator

National Eye Institute, Prevalence and impact of glaucoma among the very elderly (6/4/01-5/31/04) 

National Eye Institute, Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study (7/1/93-6/30/03) Role: Principal Investigator

National Eye Institute, Glaucoma Surgical Outcomes Study (9/1/00-8/31/02) Role: Principal Investigator 

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Management of Co-Existing Cataract and Glaucoma (10/1/99-09/30/00) Role: Principal Investigator


Selected Publications

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Jampel.  Pros and cons of using target pressures in clinical practice.  In Glaucoma: Medical diagnosis and therapy, 2nd edition. Eds Shaarawy TM, Sherwood MB, Hitchings RA, and Crowston JG. Elsevier, Oxford 2015: 497.

Jampel H, Kalenak J.  Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor injections and intraocular pressure measurement: Should we throw the baby out with the bath water?  Ophthalmology 2015;122:1735-6.

Combined surgery versus cataract surgery alone for eyes with cataract and    glaucoma.  Zhang ML, Hirunyachote P, Jampel H. Cochrane Database Syst Rev.  2015; 122:79-86.

Jampel HD  A Quarter’s Century’s Progress in the treatment of open-angle glaucoma. Ophthalmology 2015;122:1277-9.

Jampel and Brown.  Evidence-based medicine in glaucoma.  In Yanoff & Duker's Ophthalmology 4th  edition. Elsevier, Oxford 2014: 1173-79.

Single vs Multiple Intraocular Pressure Measurements in Glaucoma Surgical Trials. Zhang ML, Chon BH, Wang J, Smits G, Lin SC, Ianchulev T, Jampel HD. JAMA  Ophthalmol. 2014;132:956-62.

Activities & Honors


  • Secretariat Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2017
  • Research to Prevent Blindness Physician-Scientist Award
  • Secretariat Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2015
  • Senior Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Secretariat Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2007
  • Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 1998 - 1998
  • Research to Prevent Blindness Manpower Award, Research to Prevent Blindness, 1992 - 1992
  • Heed-Knapp Fellow, 1986 - 1987


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Glaucoma Society
  • American Ophthalmological Society
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Glaucoma Research Society

Professional Activities

  • Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Ophthalmology, 2003
  • Odd Fellows, Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Administrative Editor, Practical Reviews in Ophthalmology
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Glaucoma
  • Editorial Board, Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 2001 - 2003
  • Board of Directors, Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation, 2015
  • Consultant, ForSight Vision, 2014
  • Steering Group, Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group, 2002

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • Arthur Light Lectureship
    Named Lecture, Chicago, IL (09/07/2013)
    Loyola University
  • Glaucoma Subspecialty Day Lecturer, Chicago, IL (10/18/2014)
    American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Robert S. Jampel Lectureship, Detroit, MI (06/14/2013)
    Kresge Eye Institute
  • Invited lecture (09/24/2010)
    Yale University
  • Visiting Professor (01/27/2010)
    Georgetown University
  • Visiting Professor (05/13/2009)
    Wills Eye Hospital

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

WRA Day: Steeped in History, Rooted in Education, Wilmer Insider (May 2021)

Odd Fellows Odd Cast 13 - The Wilmer Eye Institute's "Odd Fellows Professor", YouTube (March 25, 2022)

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