Richard J. Kolker, MD is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Dr. Kolker has taught refraction at the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Joint Commission of Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology Annual Meetings.
His awards include the Wilmer Resident Teaching Award, the Wilmer Medical Student Teaching Award (three-time recipient), the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Nurse Practitioner Program Best Course of Year Award (two-time recipient), and the University of Maryland School of Nursing Nurse Practitioner Program Best Course of Year Award.
Dr. Kolker’s hobbies include teaching refraction, tennis (former Maryland State Champion and member of the University of Pennsylvania tennis team), oldies music, studying religion, singing, theater, and travel. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland with his wife and cocker spaniel. They have four children.
Andrew F. Kolker, MD is a comprehensive ophthalmologist who practices in Clinton, Maryland.
He received his undergraduate degree from University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated summa cum laude with a BA in English. He completed his post-baccalaureate pre-medical training at Johns Hopkins University and received his medical degree from Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv, Israel. He completed his internship at Maryland General Hospital and his ophthalmology residency at The George Washington University.
In his free time, Dr. Kolker enjoys creative writing, listening to music, and playing drums and guitar. Tennis is also a passion of his and, as an undergraduate, he was a 4-year varsity tennis letter winner and was co-captain of the team during his senior year.
Following college, Dr. Kolker played tennis professionally, earning a world ranking in singles and doubles. He lives with his wife, Grace, in Washington, DC.