Kathryn Elizabeth Bollinger, MD
About Kathryn Elizabeth Bollinger, MD
The glaucoma specialist performs diagnostic evaluations as well as medical, laser, and surgical treatment procedures directed toward preventing vision loss from glaucoma. Surgical management also includes combined cataract extraction and glaucoma procedures. Dr. Bollinger attended the University of Wisconsin and completed both M.D. and Ph.D. degrees at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She achieved her doctorate degree under the mentorship of Maureen and Jay Neitz in the area of cone photoreceptor cell biology. Dr. Bollinger completed her ophthalmology residency and fellowship in glaucoma at the Cole Eye Institute-The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. She then served on staff at the Cole Eye Institute as a member of the glaucoma department from 2008-2009. During this time, she was also a clinical associate member of the laboratory of Dr. John Crabb and headed projects focused toward quantitative proteomic analysis of glaucomatous tissues. Dr. Bollinger specializes in screening, diagnosis, and management of all forms of adult glaucoma. She performs laser procedures, glaucoma surgery, and cataract surgery using state-of-the-art techniques. Dr. Bollinger is the principle investigator of a glaucoma research laboratory directed toward identifying early disease markers for glaucoma and targets for therapeutic intervention. She is the recipient of an American Health Assistance Foundation postdoctoral grant from the Glaucoma Research Foundation for 2008-2009.
Glaucoma screening and medical treatment.
Laser and surgical treatments for glaucoma. Cataracts.
Dr. Bollinger specializes in screening, diagnosis, and management of all forms of adult glaucoma.
Philosophy of Care
Augusta University is a world-class health care network offering the most comprehensive care in the region, where your health is our priority. As leaders in patient- and family-centered care, our physicians partner with our patients, their families, and other specialty physicians to provide an unmatched level of care. As the only academic medical center in the area, our patients receive the compassionate care they deserve along with leading-edge research and technologies not found anywhere else in the region.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Director Glaucoma Service
American Board of Ophthalmology - Certified, 2009
Education and Training
Internship: St. Joseph Hospital, Milwaukee, WI - 2004
Residency: Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Ophthalmology Residency 2007
Fellowship: Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Glaucoma Fellowship 2008
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Dr. Bollinger’s Reviews
August 25, 2023
I do recommend the dr but I always tell them the wait time is awful
August 13, 2023
Dr. Bollinger is an excellent care provider. She LISTENS to my concerns and engages me in conversations about my care.
August 5, 2023
I would normally find care somewhere else because of the wait time, but I highly value the care of Dr. Bollinger
August 4, 2023
Dr Bollinger is excellent
July 5, 2023
May 14, 2023
Dr. Bollinger is a " caring angel" to me/since day one I felt she viewed as a person first not a illness
April 22, 2023
March 23, 2023
Dr Bolinger is really excellent
March 22, 2023
Would recommend the provider but not this clinic. Wait time too long.
March 17, 2023
Options well explained and my opinion for direction of treatment respected.
March 5, 2023
Very smart very good excellent physician
February 15, 2023
All staff very good
February 8, 2023
I have always been impressed with Dr. Bollinger and have felt like she listed to me and answered any questions I might have.
January 25, 2023
Had no problem
January 24, 2023
November 3, 2022
Dr Bollinger was excellent in every way
October 24, 2022
I have always liked Dr. Bollinger, whom I have now seen for over ten years. However, I would like to see her CLOSER TO MY APPOINTMENT TIME.
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