Dr. Gerald Rogell, MD

Gerald Rogell, MD is a Board-Certified vitreoretinal specialist with extensive experience in retinal conditions. He is highly skilled and has a 40+ year history of top reviews by his patients. His patients rate him highly in his expertise as well as compassionate care. 


Following undergraduate at Harvard University, Dr. Rogell earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and then completed his residency and fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary of the Harvard Medical School. He received additional research training at the Howe Laboratory of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School where he developed his expertise in retinal circulation. He completed a Heed Ophthalmic Fellowship. He also completed an additional fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at the world-renowned Joslin Diabetes Center of the Harvard Medical School.


He is a former faculty at multiple prestigious institutions including Harvard Medical School, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center and George Washington University School of Medicine, and ran his own successful private retina practice prior to joining DC Retina. He is the former President of the Maryland Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, former Board Member of the Washington National Eye Center, and former Board Member of the American Diabetes Association of Washington, DC. He has published numerous leading reports on laser treatment for diabetic retinopathy and received honors and awards for his innovations and contributions to the understanding and treatment of retinal disease.