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John D Gottsch, M.D.

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  • Margaret C Mosher Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Professor of Ophthalmology
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Expertise

Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Diseases, Corneal Ulcer, Ophthalmology ...read more

Research Interests

Inherited Ophthalmic Diseases; Fuchs Dystrophy

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Insurance Information

Maryland Phone

410-955-5490

Outside of Maryland

410-464-6641
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International Patients

+1-410-502-7683
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Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-5490
600 N. Wolfe Street
Wilmer Eye Institute
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Fax: 410-614-2816

Background

John D. Gottsch, M.D., is the Margaret C. Mosher Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute. Dr. Gottsch specializes in the management of hereditary corneal disorders such as Fuchs' dystrophy, the surgical treatment of cataract and complications of cataract surgery, and corneal transplantation surgery. His clinical practice involves the medical treatment of allergic eye diseases and severe corneal inflammation from rheumatoid and other related disorders, including Mooren''s ulcer. His research interests include determining the gene expression of the cornea and the genetic basis for hereditary corneal diseases such as Fuchs' dystrophy.

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Titles

  • Margaret C Mosher Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Professor of Ophthalmology

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • MD; University of South Alabama College of Medicine (1980)

Residencies

  • Ophthalmology; Baylor College of Medicine (1984)

Fellowships

  • Cornea and External Diseases; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1985)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology (Ophthalmology) (1988)

Research & Publications

Clinical Trial Keywords

Fuchs

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The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

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