Dr. Harmeet Chawla, MD

Dr. Harmeet Chawla, MD

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Dr. Harmeet Chawla, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chillicothe, OH and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology and vision therapy.Read his story

50 N Plaza Blvd

Chillicothe, OH 45601

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
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Top Care Areas

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

Macular Hole
very high
more than 93% of peers
Macular Edema
very high
more than 93% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
high
more than 85% of peers

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Dr. Chawla's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chawla "Dr. Chawla received his undergraduate training at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. There he was among the top in his class acquiring a GPA of 3.97 on a 4.0 scale. After completing only three years of college, he was accepted to Medical School one year early. At the Medical College of Virginia, Dr. Chawla earned his M.D. degree, ranking second in a class of 172. He then received his eye surgery training at the prestigious University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Chawla travels to third world countries where he volunteers his surgical services. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and has been in private practice for over 25 years. Dr. Chawla has performed over 100,000 ophthalmic surgical procedures including cataract, glaucoma, eyelid, corneal transplant, laser vision correction and diabetic laser eye surgery. In a full one and a half page cover story, The Columbus Dispatch named Dr. Chawla the "Eye Surgeon for Eye Doctors" He dedicates a portion of his time teaching other eye care professionals the latest surgical and eye care techniques, along with providing continuing educational seminars for colleagues. Dr. Chawla enjoys travel and athletics and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chawla "Dr. Chawla's mission is to Provide the Highest Quality Eye Care in Ohio. "

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vision Therapy

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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28  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Macular Degeneration Treatment
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • No-Stitch Corneal Transplantation (DLEK)
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Il College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chawla has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chawla's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chawla to family and friends
30 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Chawla's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (1)

Went to Dr Chawla about 10 years ago and had LASIK performed. Best day of my life. After almost 40 years of wearing glasses, within days, was glasses free. Procedure was quick and pain free. I even had to have an adjustment to one eye which was a easily done. Now that I am over 60 I am looking...more
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