David Guyton, MD

David Guyton, MD

Ophthalmology Baltimore, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University

Office Address

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  • Wilmer Eye Institute 233, Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: (410) 955-5492
    Fax: (410) 955-0809


  • Dr. Guyton is the Krieger Professor of Pediatric Ophthalmology in the Krieger Children's Eye Center at the Wilmer Eye Institute. He is internationally known for his contributions, inventions, and teaching in the fields of ophthalmic optics, clinical refraction, potential acuity testing, and ocular motility. His referral clinical practice in strabismus is heavily surgical, both pediatric and adult, with emphasis on re-operations and cyclovertical surgery, using adjustable sutures. Dr. Guyton is currently developing automated instruments for the vision screening of infants and children. Dr. Guyton sees patients at the Wilmer Eye Institute's Johns Hopkins Hospital and Green Spring Station locations.

Dr. Guyton's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Ophthalmology: Pediatric & Strabismus
  • Clinical Interests: Visual Acuity; Optics and Photonics; Optical Devices; Ophthalmic Optics; Strabismus; Vision Screening

Dr. Guyton's Education & Medical Training

  • Baylor College of MedicineBaylor College of MedicineResidency, Ophthalmology
  • Johns Hopkins UniversityJohns Hopkins UniversityResidency, Ophthalmology
  • University of FloridaUniversity of FloridaResidency, Internal Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's HospitalBrigham and Women's HospitalInternship, Transitional Year
  • Harvard Med SchHarvard Medical SchoolMedical School

Dr. Guyton's Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical LicenseMD State Medical License1975 - 2014
  • American Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology

Dr. Guyton's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FAAO)American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Super DoctorSuperDoctors.com

Dr. Guyton's Publications & Presentations

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Grant Support

  • Remote Sensing Of Eye FixationNational Center For Research Resources
    1993 - 1993
  • The Efficacy Of Prism Adaptation In Acquired EsotropiaNational Eye Institute
    1985 - 1988

Dr. Guyton's Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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