Dr. Walter Stark, M.D.

Baltimore LASIK Surgeon
Dr. Walter Stark, M.D.

Dr. Walter Stark, M.D.

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Dr. Walter Stark, M.D.

Dr. Walter Stark, LASIK Laser Eye Surgeon, Cataract Surgeon, Lens Implant, Corneal Diseases & Transplant Expert

Dr. Walter Stark was honored at the dedication and naming of the Walter J. Stark, M.D., and Margaret C. Mosher Center for Cataract and Corneal Diseases at The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University.

Dr.Stark is an internationally recognized leader in corneal transplantation, use of the excimer laser, and intraocular lens implantation for rehabilitation of patients with visual disability.

Dr. Walter Stark has served as visiting professor at many universities in the United States and abroad and has trained numerous ophthalmologists who have become leaders in this field.

Categories

Credentials and Qualification
Professional Credentials
Additional Career Highlights
Education
Surgeon Bio

Appointments, Information, Consultation, and Surgery:

Direct: (410) 955-5490

Address:
Wilmer Eye Institute
10753 Falls Road
Pavilion II Ste. 455
Lutherville, MD 21093

Serving patients seeking LASIK and other forms of vision correction surgery as well as cataract surgery in the Baltimore and Washington. D.C. areas, throughout the state of Maryland and surrounding states such as Virginia, as well as the international patient.

Website:
Wilmer Laser Vision Center
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Credentials and Qualifications

Dr. Walter J. Stark has extensive qualifications that Trusted LASIK Surgeons estimates place him among the top 1% of LASIK Laser eye surgery, refractive surgery, cataract surgery, corneal diseases, and vision correction experts in the United States.

For your convenience, these credentials and criteria have been grouped by Experience, Patient Care and Credentials. In addition, Dr. Stark has included some additional career highlights that while not used by Trusted LASIK Surgeons in our screening process, clearly supplement his highly distinguished career.

Dr. Stark’s qualifications and credentials as one of the top LASIK surgeons include:

Experience

  • Over 19 years experience in laser vision surgery, including LASIK
  • Over 19 experience in refractive surgery (laser vision, lens implants and RK)
  • Over 30 years experience in cataract surgery (including cataract surgery with lens implants)
  • Performed over 2,000 LASIK and laser vision procedures
  • Performed over 25,000 lens implant (IOL) procedures
  • Performed over 20,000 cataract surgery procedures
  • Principal Investigator for 1 FDA study for the initial approval of the laser for phototherapeutic keratectomy
  • Principal Investigator for 4 National Institutes Health (NIH) Studies, a Co-Investigator for 1 other NIH study, as well as a consultant for 2 NIH Studies
  • Refractive and Cataract Surgery Expert Witness: Over 15 years experience providing expert witness services on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants, including review and expert testimony for cases involving the following refractive and cataract eye surgery procedures:
    • LASIK, PRK laser eye surgery, corneal transplants, cataract surgery, intraocular lens (IOL) implant procedures, including phakic lenses, monofocal lenses, multifocal lenses, and accommodating lenses as well as complications from IOLs.
    • Served as an expert witness for refractive and cataract surgery for over 40 cases

Premier Patient Care

  • “All-Laser” LASIK (bladeless) using the IntraLase laser
  • Wavefront Based (“Custom”) LASIK and PRK laser eye surgery
  • Use of iLASIK Procedure- WaveScan Technology, Intralase, and Visx Advanced CustomVue treatments
  • Offers complete refractive surgery care
    • LASIK and PRK laser eye surgery
    • Intraocular lens implants surgery (IOLs) including Refractive Lensectomy (RLE) or Clear Lensectomy (CLE) using monofocal lenses, multifocal lenses, and accommodating lenses, as well as phakic lense implants and toric lens implants
    • Corneal Transplants
    • Limbal Relaxing Incisions
    • Cataract Eye Surgery (including cataract surgery with lens implants)
  • Management of complications of surgery for new patients who had problems and complications from LASIK surgery or another vision correction operation performed by another eye doctor
  • Other eye surgeons, optometrists, opticians, employees of companies that specialize in vision correction surgery devices or products, or their family members have had their LASIK or another vision correction surgery performed by Dr. Stark


Professional Credentials


Additional Career Highlights

  • American Ophthalmological Society
  • Dedication of the Walter J. Stark, M.D. and Margaret C. Mosher Center for Cataract and Corneal Diseases – October 2004
  • First Visiting Professor of Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou, The People’s Republic of China (March 1986 – March 1988)
  • Commissioner’s Special Citation for Expert and Precedent-Setting Medical and Scientific Ophthalmic Device Advice to FDA, Often During Periods of Controversy-Food and Drug Administration, May 25, 1983
  • Named one of Baltimore’s “Top Doctors” by Baltimore Magazine (yearly)
  • Named one of Washington DC’s “Top Doctors” by Washingtonian magazine (yearly)

Education


Surgeon Bio

Walter J. Stark, M.D., is the Boone Pickens Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of the Stark-Mosher Center for Cataract and Corneal Diseases of The Wilmer Eye Institute at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. He received his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine in 1967, and he completed an internship at the Duke University Hospital in 1968 and his residency training in ophthalmology at Wilmer in 1971. For two years, he was a Clinical Associate conducting research at the National Eye Institute and the National Institutes of Health. He joined the faculty at Wilmer in 1973 and was appointed Professor of Ophthalmology at Johns Hopkins and Director of the Corneal and Cataract Services of Wilmer in 1982.

Dr. Stark is an internationally recognized leader in the area of corneal transplantation, use of the excimer laser, and intraocular lens implantation for rehabilitation of patients with visual disability. He has served as visiting professor at many universities in the United States and abroad and has trained numerous ophthalmologists who have become leaders in this field. In addition, he was instrumental in the development of the Medical Eye Bank of Maryland and Tissue Banks International, both of which have the goal of alleviating blindness caused by corneal disease. Dr. Stark is currently Medical Director of the Medical Eye Bank of Maryland and Director of the Medical Board of Directors at Tissue Banks International.

In addition to his current positions at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Stark is a consultant to and former chairman of the Ophthalmic Devices Panel of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. He has also served as a consultant to the National Eye Institute and the National Naval Medical Center and is a member of the board of trustees of the Oklahoma Eye Foundation at the Dean A. McGee Eye Institute. Dr. Stark was associate editor of Archives of Ophthalmology, an American Medical Association publication, and has served on the editorial board of many ophthalmology journals. He is the author of five textbooks and has published more than 400 articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Stark received a special citation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner for his “Expert and Precedent-Setting Medical and Scientific Ophthalmic Device Advice to the FDA.” He is a recipient of the Honor and Senior Honor Awards of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. In 2003, the Academy recognized Dr. Stark once again with its Life Achievement Honor Award.

In 2004, Dr. Stark was honored at the dedication and naming of the Walter J. Stark, M.D., and Margaret C. Mosher Center for Cataract and Corneal Diseases. The Center was made possible through the generous donation of his long-time friend and former patient, the late Margaret C. Mosher. The naming of this Center is one of Dr. Stark’s most treasured honors.

Please call (410) 955-5490 or visit The Wilmer Laser Vision Center today for your LASIK consultation with a trusted expert LASIK eye surgeon and vision care specialist. You now have accurate information and a direct contact to an exceptional surgeon.

Dr. Walter Stark and his experienced staff are looking forward to meeting with you.

Your questions and concerns are welcome.

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