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Esen Akpek, MD

Esen Akpek, MD

Ophthalmology Baltimore, MD

Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Office Address

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

Dr. Akpek's Clinical Specialties & Interests

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

Dr. Akpek's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • DirectorWilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Baltimore, MD
  • Associate ProfessorWilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Baltimore, MD
    Instructor (1999-2000); Assistant Professor (2000-2005)
  • Associate DirectorJohns Hopkins at Bayview Medical Center
    Baltimore, MD
  • Associate ProfessorJohns Hopkins at Bayview Medical Center
    Baltimore, MD
  • ConsultantBausch & Lomb
    Topical Anti-inflammatory Treatment of Allergic Conjunctivitis, consultant’s agreement.
  • ConsultantNicox
    Novel diagnostic testing for Sjogren’s syndrome, consultant’s agreement.
  • ConsultantKala Pharmaceuticals
    Topical Treatment of Dry Eye, consultant’s agreement.
  • ConsultantInspire Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Treatment of Blepharitis, consultant’s agreement.
  • ConsultantEleven Biotherapeutics
    Topical Treatment of Dry Eye, consultant’s agreement.
  • ConsultantPfizer
    Topical Immunosuppression in the Treatment of Dry Eye Syndrome, consultant’s agreement.
  • ConsultantLux Biosciences
    Voclosporin Treatment of Sjogren’s Syndrome Associated Dry Eye, consultant’s agreement.
  • ConsultantW.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
    Keratoprosthesis: Artificial Cornea, consultant’s agreement.
  • Chief ResidentAnkara Numune State Hospital
    Ankara, Turkey
  • General PractitionerSocial Security Hospital
    Ankara, Turkey

Dr. Akpek's Education & Medical Training

  • Hacettepe University FOMHacettepe University Faculty of MedicineMedical School
  • Hacettepe University School of Medicine, English Preparatory SchoolHacettepe University School of Medicine, English Preparatory SchoolOther Training, English
  • Ankara Girls’ LyceeAnkara Girls’ LyceeOther Training, B.S., Science

Dr. Akpek's Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical LicenseMD State Medical License2002 - 2014

    Dr. Akpek's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Consumers’ Research Council of AmericaSelected to be included in “Best Doctors in AmericaConsumers’ Research Council of America, 2009-present
    • Johns Hopkins School of MedicineNeil R. Miller Full Time Faculty Medical Student Teaching AwardJohns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2008
    • Residency Training Program, The Wilmer Eye Institute, BaltimoreResident Advocate AwardResidency Training Program, The Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, 2005
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    Dr. Akpek's Clinical Trials

    Dr. Akpek's Publications & Presentations

    PubMed | Citations by Web of Science®

    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
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    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 surgeryPage 683 - 690
      Lekhanont K, Panday V, Akpek EK
      Editors: Brightbill F, McDonnell PJ, McGhee CNJ, Farjo AJ.Elsevier, China
      Edition 4th ,2009
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    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
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    Other

    Dr. Akpek's Professional Memberships

    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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