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Dr. Douglas Eugene Gaasterland MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 45 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
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Dr. Douglas Gaasterland has 3 office locations.
Eye Doctors Of Washington
2 Wisconsin Cir
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

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Locations and availability (3)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
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
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

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 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Gaasterland accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • CareFirst - 2 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 3 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 4 plans
  • United Health Group, Inc. - Americhoice - 1 plan


  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Douglas E. Gaasterland practice?
Dr. Douglas Gaasterland practices Ophthalmology near Chevy Chase, MD.
Additional practice locations include: Fairfax, VA.
See Chevy Chase Ophthalmologists.