Andrew Hammer, MD
Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery
Dr. Hammer sees patients at our Damascus & Rockville offices.
Dr. Andrew Hammer is a Board-Certified Ophthalmologist. Before joining VED in December 2017, Dr. Hammer was with Baltimore, Washington, DC Eye Center. Dr. Hammer earned his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, followed by an internship at Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia. He then completed his training with a residency in Ophthalmology at
the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, which serves the greater Washington, DC, metro area. Dr. Hammer served as the Chief of ophthalmology at Ireland Community Hospital in Fort Knox, Kentucky.
Dr. Hammer was voted a Top Doctor by Washingtonian magazine in 2018. Additionally, Dr. Hammer has been selected as a Top Doctor by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Castle Connolly identifies top doctors, both nationally & regionally, based on an extensive nominations process open to ALL licensed physicians in America. The Castle Connolly physician-led research team reviews & screens all nominated physicians before selecting those regarded as the most outstanding health care providers to be Top Doctors. The loyalty of his patients demonstrates his commitment & his passion for his work.
Board-Certified: American Academy of Ophthalmology
Residency: Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
Internship: Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Augusta, GA
Medical School: The University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
B.S.: Electrical Engineering, Cum Laude, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Interests & Hobbies:
Dr. Hammer enjoys spending time with his family & is very involved with the community.