Dr. Bhairavi Dholakia, MD

Dr. Bhairavi Dholakia, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Bhairavi Dholakia, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Cumming, GA and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med in 2002 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read her story

1230 Bald Ridge Marina Rd Ste 100

Cumming, GA 30041

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  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 91% of peers
Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 90% of peers
Corneal Ulcer
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Dholakia's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dholakia "Dr. Dholakia is a board certified ophthalmologist with extensive clinical and surgical experience in the field of corneal disorders, external disease, cataract surgery, and refractive surgery. Dr. Dholakia, a Georgia Governor's Scholar and an Emory Scholar, completed her undergraduate studies at Emory University. She graduated magna cum laude and with High Honors in Biology from Emory University, finishing her undergraduate work in three years. She completed her medical education at the Medical College of Georgia, followed by internship in Internal Medicine at the Emory University School of Medicine. She did her residency at the prestigious Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia and completed a fellowship at Duke Eye Center in corneal disorders, external disease, cataract surgery, LASIK and refractive surgery. After completing her training, she served as the Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and at Emory University. While at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, she also served as the Director of Corneal and External Disease Division and Director of Refractive Surgery. Dr. Dholakia has been the recipient of many Honors and Awards throughout her professional career. She has been elected to prestigious organizations, including Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. While in medical school, she was awarded the American Medical Women's Association Janet Glasgow Memorial Award. She was also unanimously chosen to receive the Physician's Physician award by her peers and faculty members, an honor given to the graduating senior they would choose as their personal physician. While at the University of Arkansas, Dr. Dholakia was honored for her excellence in teaching with the Faculty Teacher of the Year award. She has been privileged to receive the Dean's Outpatient All Stars Award on multiple occasions, an honor bestowed upon select physicians for their commitment and dedication to excellence in patient care. After her return to Georgia, she has been the recipient of prestigious research grants from Research to Prevent Blindness and Knights Templar of Georgia. Dr. Dholakia has published articles in multiple medical journals and has contributed chapters to various textbooks. She has also served on the Medical Advisory Committee of the Georgia Eye Bank. Her clinical interests include cataract surgery, partial and full thickness corneal transplantation, clinical and surgical treatment of corneal disorders, management and treatment of ocular surface disorders such as dry eyes and blepharitis, management and treatment of autoimmune-related disorders such as ocular cicatricial pemphigoid and Stevens Johnson syndrome, and refractive surgery."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

35  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
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8  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dholakia has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Bosnian
  • German
  • Indian
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dholakia's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dholakia to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Dholakia's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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