Dr. Lenard Hammer, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 60

8860 Columbia 100 Pkwy Ste 101
Columbia, MD 21045
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Dr. Hammer's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Hospital Quality

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Howard County General Hospital
5755 Cedar Ln
Columbia, MD 21044
Medstar Montgomery Medical Center
18101 Prince Philip Dr
Olney, MD 20832

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Medical Eye Center
Columbia Office
8860 Columbia 100 Pkwy Ste 101
Columbia, MD 21045
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    Dr. Hammer's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Enucleation of Eye
    • Eye Surgery
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    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blepharitis
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Dry Eyes
    • Entropion
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Headache (incl. Migraine)
    • Keratitis
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Paralytic Strabismus
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
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    • Strabismus
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Maryland.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Graduated in 1981

    Internship Hospital

    Nassau County Med Center
    Complete in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    Nassau County Med Center
    Complete in 1985

    Fellowship Hospital

    Wash Hospital Center
    Complete in 1986
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hammer & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Hammer's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Howard County General Hospital

    • Medstar Montgomery Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hammer

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.6
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    4.6 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hammer to family and friends

    4.6 out of 5

    10 responses

    Dr. Hammer's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.9 out of 5

    10 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.9 out of 5

    10 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    10 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    10 responses

    Experience with Dr. Hammer

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.6 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.4 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.5 out of 5

    10 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.5 out of 5

    10 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Medical Eye Center
    Columbia Office
    8860 Columbia 100 Pkwy Ste 101
    Columbia, MD 21045
    (410) 997-9900 (Office)
    (410) 997-4498 (Fax)
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