Dr. Emily Macquaid, MD

Dr. Emily Macquaid, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Emily Macquaid, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Baltimore, MD and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in ophthalmology and facial plastic & reconstructive surgery.Read her story

301 Saint Paul St Ste 902

Baltimore, MD 21202

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Excision of Chalazion
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Dr. Macquaid's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Macquaid "Dr. Emily MacQuaid is a board certified Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon. An Oculoplastic Surgeon is someone who specializes exclusively in reconstructive, revision and cosmetic surgery of the eyes and surrounding tissue. From 2008 to 2017, Dr. MacQuaid was the Director of Cosmetics, Oculoplastics and Reconstructive Surgery at Katzen Eye Group. Dr. MacQuaid founded both the Aesthetic and Oculoplastic divisions of Katzen Eye Group. Katzen Eye Group, along with Eyecare Service Partners, grew to be one of the largest private ophthalmology practices in the country during Dr. MacQuaid's time with them. Previously, Dr. MacQuaid was a clinical instructor of Oculoplastics at Johns Hopkins' Wilmer Eye Institute. Dr. MacQuaid received her bachelor's and medical degrees from the University of Missouri. Dr. MacQuaid completed her Ophthalmology residency at Indiana University, where she served as chief resident in her final year. After residency, Dr. MacQuaid completed a Cosmetic and Reconstructive Oculoplastic Surgery Fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. MacQuaid's services range from cosmetic surgery of the eyelids and eyebrows to the midface. Dr. MacQuaid is also a renowned expert in reconstructive surgery of the eyelids, eyebrows, tear duct surgery, thyroid eye disease, and tumors. She has advanced training in non-surgical facial rejuvenation such as Botox®, Restylane®, Juvéderm®, Radiesse® and Laser Resurfacing, She offers the latest technologies available to her patients. While at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Dr. MacQuaid taught Oculoplastics Surgery as a clinical instructor in the residency program. Dr. MacQuaid continues her teaching role by participating in the Oculoplastics Fellowship training program at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. She is the author of numerous papers and presents at national meetings on new technology and surgical procedures. Dr. MacQuaid is currently a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Aside from Ophthalmology, Dr. MacQuaid is a former Division One college tennis player. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis and spending time with her husband and their two children."


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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

63  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


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24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Missouri / Kansas City Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Methodist Hospital Of Indiana
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Macquaid's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Macquaid to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Macquaid's Performance

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  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I had a very unsatisfactory experience with Dr. McQuaid. My ptosis surgery resulted in my one eye drooping again 2 weeks post-surgery. Rather than being up front and honest with me, she continued to put me on the defensive about whether or not the internal stitches might have come loose as she...more
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While at Katzen Dr MacQuaid treated me w filler and did a FABULOUS job. I had been to other Pl S for the same work w good results, but McQuaid's were even better. Originally I went to her for a consultation to see if I needed an eye lid lift. She very honestly told me 'no'. I liked her honesty and...more
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Dr MacQuaid is an artist and a surgeon. Exceptional care and treatment from the first appointment to recovery. Completely pleased.
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