Judith E Goldstein, O.D.

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  • Chief, Low Vision and Vision Rehabilitation
  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology


Optometry, Vision Impairment

Research Interests

Implementation science; Low vision epidemiology; Measurement of patient-reported outcomes ...read more

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-0580
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
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Judith Goldstein, O.D., F.A.A.O., is an optometrist specializing in vision loss in older adults and a leader in research and education at the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute.

Bringing years of clinical experience in low vision rehabilitation, Dr. Goldstein joined the Wilmer Eye Institute in 2006 as Director of Clinical Services with a focus on program-building efforts. Recognizing the growing need for physicians trained in this essential specialty of care, she established the Fellowship Training Program in 2008 with the aim of expanding the number of dedicated low vision experts in the field to care for the growing population with vision loss. This unique program has trained nine low vision physician-scientist and remains the only program of its kind in the U.S.

An Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Rehabilitation Medicine at the Wilmer Eye Institute at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Dr. Goldstein is the Director of the Lions Vision Research and Rehabilitation Center and previously led the Low Vision Research Network, a collaborative network whose research focused on measurement of low vision rehabilitation outcomes. Dr. Goldstein’s current work focuses on issues of caring for older adults with vision loss and on improving health systems and services delivery to the growing population in need. 

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  • Chief, Low Vision and Vision Rehabilitation
  • Optometrist
  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Centers & Institutes



  • Optometry; VA Maryland Healthcare System (1994)

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

The Blind Spot in Vision Care, Johns Hopkins Medicine (Sept 2021)

A Testament to Teamwork, Wilmer Insider (Dec. 2020)

The 'Echo Effect', Johns Hopkins Medicine (June 2019)

My Patients Are Losing Their Sight. How Can I Help Them Cope?, NPR (Mar. 2016)

New Treatments for Macular Degeneration, A Leading Cause of Blindness (Audio), Diane Rehm Show (Dec. 2014)

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