Dr. Harjit S. Athwal, MD

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Dr. Harjit S. Athwal, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Middletown Eye Care 565 State Route 35 Ste 6, Red Bank, NJ 07701 Get Directions
(732) 747-4443

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Dr. Athwal specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Red Bank, NJ. He practices at 2 locations.

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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      in Whiting, NJ |
      I have been going to Dr. Athwal for about 5 years. Initially I began going for a second opinion and his explanation of my needs was far superior to my previous doctor. He performed that procedure on his lunch hour after fully explaining my need for that procedure. Recently he performed cataract surgery on both of my eyes. I am extremely happy with the outcome for each eye and his explanations prior to the surgery were, again, complete and answered any question I could possible have asked.
      in Haddonfield, NJ |
      Excellent experience with Dr. Athwal. I had essentially lost my vision due to Diabetic complications and desperately needed cataract surgery. After the surgery and lens replacement, I could see extremely well again. It was expensive but worth it. I highly recommend this practice.
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      Specialties

      • Ophthalmology

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      • Ophthalmology

      Conditions Treated

      • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
      • Astigmatism
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
      • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
      • Benign Tumor
      • Blepharitis
      • Blind Hypertensive Eye
      • Blindness
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cataract
      • Chalazion
      • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
      • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
      • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
      • Corneal Diseases
      • Corneal Ulcer
      • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
      • Diabetic Retinopathy
      • Diplopia
      • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
      • Drusen
      • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • Dry Eyes
      • Ectropion of Eyelid
      • Exotropia
      • Eye Cancer
      • Eye Infections
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Farsightedness
      • Floaters
      • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
      • Glaucoma
      • Headache
      • Iridocyclitis
      • Keratitis
      • Keratoconus
      • Lazy Eye
      • Macular Edema
      • Macular Hole
      • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
      • Migraine
      • Nearsightedness
      • Nystagmus
      • Optic Neuritis
      • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
      • Presbyopia
      • Progressive High Myopia
      • Pterygium
      • Retina Diseases
      • Retinal Dystrophy
      • Retinal Hemorrhage
      • Retinal Neovascularization
      • Retinal Vein Occlusion
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Senile Cataracts
      • Still's Disease
      • Stye
      • Temporal Arteritis
      • Trichiasis
      • Ulcer
      • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
      • Vascular Disease
      • Visual Field Defects
      • Vitreous Hemorrhage
      • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

      Procedures Performed

      • Cataract Removal Surgery
      • Eye Surgery
      • Eyelid Surgery
      • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
      • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch

        Graduated in 1986

      • Internship Hospital
        Umdnj-University Hospital

        Completed in 1987

      • Residency Hospital
        Nj Med Sch

        Completed in 1990

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Tulane University Hospital and Clinics

        Completed in 1991

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Hebrew
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Ophthalmology
      • Board certified in Ophthalmology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Athwal's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Experience with Dr. Athwal

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      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients