Esen Akpek, MD

Esen Akpek, MD

Ophthalmology Baltimore, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology, Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Bendann Family Professor of Ophthalmology, Director of Ocular Surface Disease and Dry Eye Clinic


Office Address

  • 600 N Wolfe St
    Woods 375
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: (410) 955-7927
    Fax: (410) 614-9172

Esen Akpek, MD

Ophthalmology Baltimore, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology, Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Bendann Family Professor of Ophthalmology, Director of Ocular Surface Disease and Dry Eye Clinic

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Ophthalmology: General Ophthalmology, Anterior Segment Related, Cornea & External Disease
  • Clinical Interests: Cornea; Immunosuppressive Agents; Treatment Outcome; Follow-Up Studies; Retrospective Studies; Topical Administration; Differential Diagnosis; Dry Eye Syndromes

Education & Training

  • Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine
  • Hacettepe University School of Medicine, English Preparatory School
  • Ankara Girls’ Lycee

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical LicenseMD State Medical License2002 - 2016

      Awards, Honors, & Recognition

      • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationEpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2013, 2014
      • Selected to be included in “Best Doctors in AmericaConsumers’ Research Council of America, 2009-present
      • Neil R. Miller Full Time Faculty Medical Student Teaching AwardJohns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2008

      Publications & Presentations

      PubMed

      Journal Articles

      •  Akpek EK, Smith RA, Am J Manag Care, 1/1/2013
      •  Akpek EK, Smith RA, Am J Manag Care, 1/1/2013
      •  Lindsley K, Matsumura S, Hatef E, Akpek EK, Cochrane Database Syst Rev., 5/1/2012

      Books/Book Chapters

      •  Chapter: Question 20: What are the indications and contraindications for the use of periocular corticosteroid injections? Page 71 - 73
        Gupta A, Akpek EK
        Editors: Foster CS.SLACK Incorporated, New Jersey
        2012
      •   Page 81 - 92
        Dokey A, Akpek EK
        Editors: Boyd S, Gutierrez AM, McCulley JP.Jaypee Highlights Medical Publishers
        2011
      •  Chapter: Permanent keratoprostheses. Part V, Special situations in corneal surgery Page 683 - 690
        Lekhanont K, Panday V, Akpek EK
        Editors: Brightbill F, McDonnell PJ, McGhee CNJ, Farjo AJ.Elsevier, China
        Edition 4th ,2009

      Lectures

      •  Cornea Center of Excellence at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Schepens Eye Research Institu - 9/1/2013
      •  Annual German Society of Ophthalmology Meeting (DOG), Berlin, Germany. - 9/1/2013
      •  Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society meeting, Sicily, Italy. - 9/1/2013

      Other

      Professional Memberships

      Other Languages

      • Turkish, French

      Hospital Affiliations

      Insurance Accepted

      • Aetna Choice POS II
      • Aetna HMO
      • Anthem Blue Access PPO
      • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
      • Anthem PPO
      • BCBS Blue Card PPO
      • BCBS Illinois PPO
      • CIGNA HMO
      • CIGNA Open Access
      • CIGNA 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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