Dr. Gagan Sawhney, MD

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Georgia Eye Partners 1100 Johnson Ferry Rd NE Ste 420 Atlanta, GA 30342 Get Directions
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.

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Dr. Sawhney's 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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Georgia Eye Partners - Northside Location1100 Johnson Ferry Rd NE Ste 420
Atlanta, GA 30342
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Dr. Sawhney's Performance
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    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
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    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr Sawhney is a wonderful dr, I would never change to another dr.
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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.

Dr. Sawhney's 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.

Dr. Sawhney says...

Dr. Sawhney is extensively trained in all aspects of cataract surgery, glaucoma disease management and surgery, and comprehensive ophthalmology.

Dr. Sawhney says...

Dr. Sawhney is trained in multiple areas of ophthalmology and remains on the cutting edge of surgical advances.  Our practice maintains the highest level of diagnostic technology as well as our own state of the art ambulatory surgery center.

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 board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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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

Education

  • Medical School
    EMORY UNIV SCH OF MED

    Graduated in 2009

  • Internship Hospital
    St Vincent's Medical Center

    Completed in 2010

  • Residency Hospital
    Emory University School of Medicine

    Completed in 2013

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emory University School of Medicine

    Completed in 2014

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Pennsylvania

    Graduated in 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • 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