Dr. Atul Sharma, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 41

1100 Johnson Ferry Rd NE Ste 420
Atlanta, GA 30342
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Hospital Quality

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Northside Hospital
1000 Johnson Ferry Road North East
Atlanta, GA 30342
Dekalb Medical
2701 North Decatur Road
Decatur, GA 30033

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Georgia Retina PC
Georgia Retina PC
1100 Johnson Ferry Rd NE Ste 420
Atlanta, GA 30342
Georgia Retina PC
575 Professional Dr Ste 330
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
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    Dr. Sharma's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
    1
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    2
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Cataract
    • Chorioretinitis
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Floaters
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Glaucoma
    • Hyphema
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Migraine
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Ischemia
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Retinoschisis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Uveitis (Iridocyclitis)
    • Visual Field Defects
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    Background Check for Dr. Sharma

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1998
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sharma & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Sharma's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Sharma has admitting privileges:

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    • Dekalb Medical

    • Northside Hospital

    • Southern Regional Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sharma

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sharma to family and friends

    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Sharma's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 6 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Sharma
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

    A
    Georgia Retina PC
    1100 Johnson Ferry Rd NE Ste 420
    Atlanta, GA 30342
    B
    Georgia Retina PC
    575 Professional Dr Ste 330
    Lawrenceville, GA 30046
    (678) 405-0922 (Office)
    C
    Georgia Retina PC
    465 Winn Way Ste 100
    Decatur, GA 30030
    (404) 299-5209 (Office)
    D
    Georgia Retina PC
    GEORGIA RETINA PC
    155 Medical Way Ste E
    Riverdale, GA 30274
    (770) 991-9100 (Office)
    (770) 907-1213 (Fax)
    E
    Georgia Retina PC
    6095 Professional Pkwy Ste B202
    Douglasville, GA 30134
    (678) 303-0136 (Office)
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    Dr. Sharma's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Sharma
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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