Dr. Gagan Sawhney, MD

Dr. Gagan Sawhney, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 35
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Dr. Gagan Sawhney, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from EMORY UNIV SCH OF MED in 2009 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.Read his story

550 Peachtree St NE Ste 1500

Atlanta, GA 30308

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • 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
  • 19 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sawhney performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Sawhney's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sawhney "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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sawhney "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."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Sawhney does not have any board certifications listed.

48  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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13  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • 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

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sawhney to family and friends
2 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Sawhney's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Focused on procedures, not the patient. Wants to perform surgery (procedure) without proper education to the patient and pushes it constantly. After procedure, no after care instructions given and no follow up appointment. Appointments for other procedures made without patient notification. Only...more
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Dr Sawhney is a wonderful dr, I would never change to another dr.
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