Dr. Gagan Sawhney, MD

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Dr. Gagan Sawhney, MD
Dr. Gagan Sawhney is a highly respected, board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in cataract surgery as well as the medical and surgical management of glaucoma from early to advanced disease. His clinical expertise includes evaluation of patients suspicious for glaucoma, laser surgery for glaucoma, management of coexisting cataracts and glaucoma, microsurgical trabeculectomy, and glaucoma drainage device implantation. He is also trained in all disciples of comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Sawhney is looking forward to being an active member of the community working in partnership with healthcare providers in the management of complex glaucoma patients. He will perform surgery at Eye Surgery Center of Georgia, our state of the art ambulatory surgery center, as well as Emory Midtown Hospital. Dr. Sawhney is particularly interested in clinical research and medical education. He has published scientific articles in peer reviewed journals and has presented his research at national meetings. He also volunteers at Atlanta Veterans Affairs Hospital where he teaches ophthalmology residents the intricacies of cataract and glaucoma surgery. Earning his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine, he went on to complete both his ophthalmology residency and glaucoma fellowship at the prestigious Emory Eye Center. Dr. Sawhney is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, and the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology. Dr. Sawhney serves our Midtown, Northside, Johns Creek and Woodstock locations.

1100 Johnson Ferry Rd NE Ste 420

Atlanta, GA 30342

Contact Information

(404) 531-9988

Dr. Gagan Sawhney, MD

Dr. Gagan Sawhney, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 14 More

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Care Philosophy

We are a group practice of ophthalmologists and optometrists dedicated to providing patients the highest quality medical and surgical specialty eye care to Metro Atlanta and North Georgia. Our services range from disease specific medical exams to complex specialty surgical care, and we accept a wide range of insurance plans.
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Dr. Sawhney's Experience

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Dr. Sawhney's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Sawhney does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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.

Education

  • University Of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • Emory Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • St Vincent's Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Emory University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Emory University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Sawhney has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Sawhney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sawhney's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sawhney to family and friends
5.0
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Dr. Sawhney's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
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Dr Sawhney is a wonderful dr, I would never change to another dr.
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Dr. Sawhney accepts 28 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medicaid
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Sawhney has admitting privileges

Emory University Hospital Midtown
550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
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Northside Hospital
1000 Johnson Ferry Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
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