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 7 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

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:

  • Sibley Memorial Hospital 
  • George Washington Univ 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 5 office locations.
Dr. Douglas Gaasterland practices Ophthalmology near Chevy Chase, MD.
Additional practice locations include: Fairfax, VA and Washington, DC.
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