Dr. Peter Louis Gehlbach MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Peter Gehlbach is an ophthalmologist in Baltimore, Maryland. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Howard County General Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Vermont College of Medicine and has been in practice for 28 years. Dr. Gehlbach accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 53 doctors at Howard County General Hospital and one of 42 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology.

Are you Dr. Peter Gehlbach? Claim your profile to make edits or add details. Edit Profile

Office Location

See Contact Information

Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Retinal

Education & Medical Training

Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
Residency, General Surgery, 1986 - 1990

University of Minnesota at Fairview
Residency, General Surgery, 1990 - 1993

Washington University
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1995 - 1998

University of Vermont College of Medicine
Class of 1986

Other Training, Biology, 1978 - 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 14 years in Ophthalmology

MD State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

A Top Ophthalmologist in Baltimore, Faculty (Clinical) International Association of Ophthalmologists

Listing Guide America’s Top Ophthalmologists, Faculty (Clinical) Consumer Research Council of America

Listing Guide America’s Top Ophthalmologists, Faculty (Clinical) Consumer Research Council of America

Listing Guide America’s Top Ophthalmologists, Faculty (Clinical) Consumer Research Council of America

Faculty (Research) Inaugural Maumenee Clinician Scientist Scholar, The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University

Knapp Fellowship, Vitreoretinal Fellowship (Clinical) American Ophthalmological Society

Travel Fellowship Grant, Vitreoretinal Fellowship (Clinical) ARVO/National Eye Institute

Ophthalmology Fellowship, Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship

J. Jacob Kaplan (Clinical/Research) Award, Minnesota Medical Foundation

I.J. Fox (Basic Science Research) Award

Annual Surgical Research Prize Winner

University of Vermont Judd Scholarship

Willet Ely Scholarship

Edith B. Kidder Scholarship

Publications & Presentations

Retinal metastasis presenting as a retinal hemorrhage in a patient with adenocarcinoma of the cecum.
Apte, R. S., Dibernardo, C., Pearlman, J. R., Patel, S., Schachat, A. P., Green, W. R., Gehlbach, P.

A potential role for beta- and gamma-crystallins in the vascular remodeling of the eye.
Zhang, C., Gehlbach, P., Gongora, C., Cano, M., Fariss, R., Hose, S., Nath, A., Green, W. R., Goldberg, M. F., Zigler, J. S., Sinha, D.

Advanced glycation endproduct-induced aging of the retinal pigment epithelium and choroid: a comprehensive transcriptional response.
Tian, J., Ishibashi, K., Ishibashi, K., Reiser, K., Grebe, R., Biswal, S., Gehlbach, P., Handa, J. T.

See all 119 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
Find More Doctors
Doctor Finder

Our Doctor Finder includes most U.S. physicians. Doctors are not ranked, learn more.

Browse Doctors by



Search all Doctors

Profiles by Doximity

Your Message Has Been Submitted

As part of our research on the correction you submitted, you may be contacted at the email address provided.

Sorry, Your Message Could Not Be Submitted

Please try again later, or E-mail your message to doctors@usnews.com and include the Web address (URL) of the page that contains incorrect information.