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Dr. Howard Woolf
Past Chief Executive Officer

Specialties: General Optometry, Geriatric Disease, Complex Vision

Dr. Howard Woolf is a second-generation optometrist who has treated tens of thousands of patients over the course of his 45-year career. His parents were very active in the Maryland optometric community, and his mother was one of the first female optometrists on the East Coast. Dr. Woolf specializes in geriatric eye diseases and vision problems.
Dr. Woolf has received numerous distinctions and honors. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and was given an honorary Doctorate from the Illinois College of Optometry, where he also served on the Board of Trustees for a number of years. He was recently awarded the Mel Waxman Award for Distinguished Service by the Maryland Optometric Association. Dr. Woolf received an undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland and also from the Illinois College of Optometry, where he later earned his Doctor of Optometry.
Dr. Woolf is committed to providing access to quality eye care, and for 17 years he partnered with Johns Hopkins Hospital to treat underpriviliged children throughout the Baltimore region. In July 2012, he was honored with lifetime membership in the Maryland Optometric Association. In 2007, Dr. Woolf and his wife, Barbara, helped found the Department of Optometry at Hadassah College in Jerusalem. Barbara Woolf is the owner of Blew Eyes, an optical buying group established in 1985.
Dr. Woolf is a proud grandparent. He lives, gardens and takes photos in Baltimore.


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