Dr. Angelique Pillar, MD

Dr. Angelique Pillar, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 33
Dr. Angelique Pillar, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Towson, MD and has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated from HARVARD MED SCH in 2011 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read her story

6569 N Charles St Ste 504

Towson, MD 21204

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  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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Corneal Diseases
more than 86% of peers
Corneal Ulcer
more than 82% of peers
more than 78% of peers

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Dr. Pillar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pillar "Dr. Angelique Pillar, M.D. offers our patients in Columbia and Towson expertise in the most modern methods of diagnosis and treatments in cornea, external disease, refractive and complex cataract surgery. Raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, she attended Yale University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. She received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed her Ophthalmology residency at the University of Maryland where she was elected Chief Resident and voted Outstanding Resident in Ophthalmology. She studied cutting edge corneal and refractive surgery at the world famous Cleveland Clinic and brings her skills back to our patients in Maryland. As Director of Research, Dr. Pillar has authored numerous journal articles and book chapters on cornea and refractive surgery. She has been awarded grants to present the results of her research at multiple national scientific meetings. Dr. Pillar is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the International Society of Refractive Surgery, and the Cornea Society. Her current research interests include extending tissue utilization in endothelial keratoplasty, new technology for dry eye, and improving quality of laser vision correction. Dr. Pillar loves living in Ellicott City for its great schools and activities for young families. She is an accomplished pianist and holds a black belt in karate. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, running, and cooking Thai and Turkish cuisine with her husband and very hungry young son. She looks forward to providing you with the highest quality medical and surgical eye care in the Baltimore region."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pillar "I enjoy ophthalmology because it is a field in constant change.  It is very satisfying to develop new technology and surgery that has a direct benefit on patient's quality of life.  I experience great joy watching my son grow and feel everyone deserves to enjoy their sight to the fullest."

4  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Pillar does not have any board certifications listed.

51  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Dystrophy
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Refractive Error
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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7  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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    Medical School | Graduated 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Pillar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pillar to family and friends
6 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Pillar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Not for lack of trying, there has not been resolution of my external eye issues. She is doing/has done as much as she can possibly do to try to definitively diagnose and treat my eye problem. She is as perplexed as anyone as to what to do next. She takes the time to patiently answer my questions...more
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I was very apprehensive about a medical procedure (DALK, cornea transplant) I required, but Dr. Pillar's knowledge, professionalism and patience helped build my confidence enough to pursue the next step; The procedure went through without incident; and her and her staff have both made me feel as...more
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Dr. Pillar made me feel at ease every step of the way. She treated me like I was more then just a number in her practice and spoke to me with respect and kindness that you do not always receive in today's society.
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Dr. Pillar took the time to address all of my concerns and put me at ease with my issues. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. I would definitely recommend her to friends and family.
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