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Ophthalmologist (eyes)
46 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Douglas Gaasterland is Good. Dr. Gaasterland has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Douglas Gaasterland, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery (Trabeculectomy)
  • Laser Surgery
  • Open-Angle Glaucoma
  • Vision Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Gaasterland graduated from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He has 2 awards.

Senior Achievement Award American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Academy of Ophthalmology Senior Achievement Award


Dr. Gaasterland has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • George Washington Univ Hospital 
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital 


  • Portuguese
  • Vietnamese
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Douglas Eugene Gaasterland MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 46 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Douglas E. Gaasterland practice?
Dr. Douglas Gaasterland has 3 office locations.
Dr. Douglas Gaasterland practices Ophthalmology near Chevy Chase, MD.
Additional practice locations include: Fairfax, VA.
See Chevy Chase Ophthalmologists.