Dr. Michael Grodin, DO

Dr. Michael Grodin, DO

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
45 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michael Grodin, DO is an ophthalmology specialist in Abingdon, MD. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Katzen Eye Group

3401 Box Hill Corporate Center Dr Ste 202

Abingdon, MD 21009
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Insurance Accepted

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

See how frequently Dr. Grodin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

more than 74% of peers
Eye Surgery
more than 76% of peers
Eye Infections
more than 34% of peers

Dr. Grodin's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Grodin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Grodin "Dr. Grodin is a Board-Certified Vitreo-Retinal specialist and surgeon. He specializes in the diagnosis, management, and surgical treatment of all Vitreo-Retinal disorders, including, but not limited to, diabetic retinopathy, vascular occlusive disease, macular degeneration, retinal detachment, macular holes, complicated cataract surgery, ocular infection, and ocular inflammation. Dr. Grodin is the Director of Clinical Research/Principal Investigator at Katzen Eye Group. He has participated in research and development of ophthalmic surgical simulation as well as most of the major clinical trials investigating the safety and efficacy of anti-VEGF treatments, including Lucentis™ and Macugen™. He received his Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University and Bachelors’ degrees in Biology and History from Tulane University. Dr. Grodin completed externships in ophthalmology at Munich University, in Munich, Germany, as well as in Vitreo-Retinal surgery at Columbia University’s Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute in New York and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami. Dr. Grodin completed postdoctoral ophthalmology training at Michigan State University, and a Vitreo-Retinal surgical fellowship at The National Retina Institute in Towson, Maryland. He is a fellow of the American Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology, as well as a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the American Society of Retinal Specialists. He is a staff member of the Department of Ophthalmology of Sinai Hospital and Mercy Medical Center. Aside from ophthalmology, Dr. Grodin enjoys spending time with his wife and two children."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Grodin does not have any board certifications listed.

12  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Columbia University’s Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute
    Medical School | Graduated
  • The National Retina Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

Dr. Grodin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Grodin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Grodin to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Grodin'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 (2)

I was referred by my optometrist for a specialist's opinion of a spot on my retina. I found Dr. Grodin very relaxing and friendly for a specialist. He answered all my questions and concerns. I would definitely recommend him to anyone needing specialized retinal care. The Katzen staff get five...more
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Came across as impatient and condescending. My optometrist had referred me over an issue that was possibly minor, but she wanted to make sure. He seemed knowledgeable but I would not return to someone who talks to me like I am stupid, given the options in the city and county.
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