Dr. Lenard Hammer, MD

Dr. Lenard Hammer, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(15)
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Dr. Lenard Hammer, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Columbia, MD. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

8860 Columbia 100 Pkwy Ste 101

Columbia, MD 21045

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Nearsightedness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 97% of peers
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
31

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Nassau County Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Nassau County Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Wash Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

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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Dr. Hammer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hammer to family and friends
4.7
based on 15 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Hammer's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Columbia, MD |
I go to Dr Hammer for glaucoma testing only. I've been going to him for 5 years. He always takes his time to explain and responds to all of my questions. I feel he is very thorough. His manner is very pleasant.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hammer accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Hammer has admitting privileges

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