Dr. Joseph Walrath, MD

Dr. Joseph Walrath, MD

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Dr. Joseph Walrath, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 2003 and specializes in ophthalmology, facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, and more.

800 Mount Vernon Hwy NE Ste 110

Atlanta, GA 30328

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Walrath's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Eyelid Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walrath treats Eyelid Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Walrath treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Tear Duct Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walrath treats Tear Duct Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Walrath treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Corneal Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walrath treats Corneal Diseases more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Walrath treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Walrath's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Adult Reconstructive Surgery
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Bell's Palsy
Benign Skin Tumor
Benign Tumor
Biopsy
Blepharitis
Blepharoplasty
Blepharorrhaphy
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blindness
Blocked Tear Duct
Botox® Injection
Brow Lift
Cancer
Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
Chalazion
Conjunctivoplasty
Corneal Diseases
Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
Cosmetic Procedure
Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
Dacryocystorhinostomy
Dentofacial Anomalies
Dermal Filler
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Ectropion of Eyelid
Entropion
Enucleation of Eye
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Chalazion
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Eye Surgery
Eyelid Disorders
Eyelid Spasm
Eyelid Surgery
Facelift
Facial Bone Fracture Repair
Facial Reconstruction
Foreign Body in Eye
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Graves' Disease
Juvéderm® Injection
Laceration Repair
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Myocutaneous Flaps
Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Ocular Prosthetics
Oculoplastic Surgery
Oculoplastics
Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
Reconstructive Surgery
Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
Repair of Lid Retraction
Restylane® Injections
Revision Surgery
Sarcoidosis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Skin Cancer
Skin Grafts
Tear Duct Disorders
Tear Duct Surgery
Thyroid Disease
Trichiasis
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

I develop individualized diagnostic and surgical treatment plans that address the patients cosmetic and functional needs. A thorough understanding of oculoplastic anatomy and function allows me to perform safe and reliable surgery, and to correct problems related to previous surgeries or surgeons.

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2010
    Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital
    2010
  • 2007
    Columbia University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2007
  • 2004
    Mt. Sinai Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    2004
  • 2003
    Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School
    2003
  • 1996
    Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School
    1996

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Chief Resident, Columbia University Department of Ophthalmology, 2006

Media & Publications

  • Blepharoplasty. In: Bagheri SC,ed. Current Therapy in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 1st edition., 2011
  • Lymphangioma. In: Current Ocular Therapy, 6th edition., 2007
  • Disorders of the vitreoretinal interface: complications of surgery. In: Midena E. Perimetry and the Fundus: An Introduction to Microperimetry., 2007
  • Non-surgical treatments of primary, non-melanoma eyelid malignancies: a review., 2011
  • Diffuse symmetric meningioma en plaque mimicking metabolic disease, Submitted
  • Epstein-Barr virus associated smooth muscle tumors in post transplant pediatric patients: three cases of rare location, and review of the literature., Submitted
  • Concepts in eyelid biomechanics with clinical implications., Submitted
  • Magnetic resonance imaging evidence of optic nerve glioma progression into and beyond the optic chiasm., 2008
  • Bilateral circumferential macular folds in inflicted childhood neurotrauma, 2010
  • Cysticercosis isolated to the orbit., 2003

Dr. Walrath's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Walrath

4.9

Based on 118 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr Walrath and all the staff working with him were very pleasant, patient, and professional. All services were rendered in a prompt and courteous manner. Financial matters were dealt with with clarity. Every phone call sent was responded to in great timing.
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Excellent care throughout the entire process.
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Dr Walrath's work is beautiful and you keep your natural look.
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