Dr. Andrew Hammer, MD

Dr. Andrew Hammer, MD

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38 y/o

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Dr. Andrew Hammer, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Glen Burnie, MD. He is 38 years old and has been practicing for 12 years. Read his story

Baltimore Washington Eye Center

200 Hospital Dr Ste 600

Glen Burnie, MD 21061
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Allegiance Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Davis Vision
  • Employee Health Systems
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian

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Dry Eyes
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more than 98% of peers
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
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more than 94% of peers
Corneal Diseases
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more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Hammer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hammer "Andrew Hammer, M.D. is a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist & Cataract Surgeon at Baltimore Washington Eye Center. Dr. Hammer earned his Medical Degree from The University of Maryland School of Medicine followed by an Internship at Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Ft. Gordon, Georgia and then completed his training with a Residency in Ophthalmology at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center which serves greater Washington, D.C., Virginia and Maryland. Dr. Hammer served as Chief of Ophthalmology at Ireland Army Community Hospital in Ft. Knox, Kentucky prior to joining Baltimore Washington Eye Center. At Baltimore Washington Eye Center Dr. Hammer sees patients for routine eye exams and eye care as well as for eye problems, conditions, diseases and surgery related to glaucoma, cataracts, age related macular degeneration (AMD) and diabetic eye problems."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hammer "Through the combination of medical and surgical expertise, a patient-centered approach to customer service, and personalized attention, we make our patients’ goals a reality. "
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ocular Immunology
  • Orbital Disorders
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aphakia
  • Astigmatism
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Binocular Vision Disorder
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharochalasis
  • Blepharoptosis
  • Blindness
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Convergence Insufficiency
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetes-Like Blepharitis
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dilatation
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eye Paresis
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis
  • Glaucoma
  • Hazy Vision
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Low Vision
  • Macular Amyloidosis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Dystrophy
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Convergence Spasm
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Presbyopia
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Pterygium
  • Reading Disorders
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinopathy
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Severe Myopia
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vertical Heterophoria
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Aura
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Watering Eyes
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Antifungal Eye Drops
  • Astigmatic Keratotomy
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Extraction
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Iridotomy
  • LASIK
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Prism Lenses
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser Treatment
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Ultrasound
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University of Maryland At Baltimore / Professional Schools
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Ireland Army Community Hospital
    Other Education | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hammer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hammer accepts 23 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Allegiance Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Choice Network POS
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America
  • Davis Vision
  • Employee Health Systems
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Guardian
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Vision Administrators, LLC
  • Optimum HealthCare
  • PHCS
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)
    VSP Choice Plan

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Hospitals where Dr. Hammer has admitting privileges

Baltimore Washington Medical Center
301 Hospital Dr
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
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