Dr. Douglas Gaasterland, MD

Dr. Douglas Gaasterland, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 80
Dr. Douglas Gaasterland, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chevy Chase, MD and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1965 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2 Wisconsin Cir Ste 230

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Gaasterland's Experience

Dr. Gaasterland's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gaasterland "Glaucoma subspecialty"

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

2  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Eye Procedure

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1960
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • Baltimore City Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Yalenew Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • National Eye Institute Nih
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1971

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gaasterland has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gaasterland's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gaasterland to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Gaasterland's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

First of all, he holds the patents on the machine he used to save my wife's eyesight. She had a very bad case of narrow angle glaucoma, the hardest to treat. After his surgery, she was able to stop having to put eye drops in one of her eyes. My wife went on to be one of the nation's top...more
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