4.9 based on 27 reviewsView this provider's reviews
Patient satisfaction ratings and reviews are based on personal opinions. Before you choose any doctor you should take into account their background, training, specialized experience AND their patient satisfaction to ensure they are the right fit for you.
We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo
Dr. Elman's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Elman "Dr. Elman has practiced ophthalmology for over 30 years, specializing in diseases of the retina and vitreous."
This content was provided by Dr. Elman Dr. Elman has practiced ophthalmology for over 30 years, specializing in diseases of the retina and vitreous. Author of more than 150 publications on retinal diseases and surgery, Dr. Elman is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is currently the Director of Retina Surgery at Franklin Square Hospital. Dr. Elman directed the Clinical Research Unit at the University of Maryland and was bestowed the Young Scholar Award for the entire University of Maryland. Dr. Elman is one of only 280 ophthalmologists worldwide elected to the prestigious American Ophthalmological Society. He serves as the national Study Chairman of the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCRnet) Protocol I, a national collaborative clinical trial that recently revolutionized the treatment of diabetic macular edema. Dr. Elman, a member of the DRCRnet's Executive Committee, served as its chairman twice in the last several years. Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Dr. Elman is a graduate of Wayne State School of Medicine. He completed his internship in internal medicine at Sinai Hospital of Detroit and his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Illinois Eye Center in Chicago. He received fellowship training in Retinal Vascular Diseases at the Wilmer Eye Institute of the Johns Hopkins University and fellowship training in Diseases and Surgery of the Retina and Vitreous at Barnes Hospital/Retina Consultants, Ltd. of Washington University. Dr. Elman and his wife are actively involved in many community and philanthropic organizations. Together, they are the devoted parents of four children and devoted grandparents to nine grandchildren.
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Cataract Removal Surgery
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Optical Coherence Tomography
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Malpractice Claims not available
Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.
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.
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1979
Sinai Grace Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
University of Illinois
Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
Barnes Jewish Hospital
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
Dr. Elman has no media or publications listed.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
Dr. Elman does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Elman and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.