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Dr. Joseph Walrath, MD

Ophthalmology •  Male • Age 45

Dr. Walrath

Woolfson Eye Institute

800 Mount Vernon Hwy NE Ste 110 Atlanta, GA 30328
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Dr. Joseph Walrath, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 2003 and specializes in ophthalmology, cosmetic, plastic & reconstructive surgery, and more.

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4.9

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Awesome love my new look and vision is so much better
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It's was almost painless, the bruising and swelling was less than we expected.im seeing so much better.evert one says Ino longer look like a Bassett hound.
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The results of the surgery were exactly as explained and expected. Dr Walrath and all of his staff, in the clinic and at the hospital, were all wonderful.
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My ptosis repair surgery was a total success. Dr. Walrath is a wonderful person and professional in every sense of the word. His support staff is top notch. I would recommend The Woolfson Eye Institute to my family and friends.
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The total experience in Dr. Walrathss office has been excellent. Everyone is very accommodating and answered all questions and concerns Dr Walrath always gave me all the time and care I needed and of course he is an excellent surgeon. I will highly recommend him to anyone and everyone. I am very pleased with the result of my surgery. Thank you Dr. Walrath and staff.
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The surgery performed by Dr. Walrath exceeded my expections. My periphal vision as well as upper vision has improved significantly. I would highly recommend him.
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Dr. Walrath was wonderful and took his time!
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My overall experience was outstanding. My recovery time was minimal and I had very little swelling. Absolutely no pain.
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Excellent results, great experience.
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Total professional and straightforward manner with great results !!
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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
  • Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2010
Emory University
Fellowship Hospital
2007
Columbia University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2004
Mt. Sinai Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2003
Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
Medical School
1998
University of California
1996
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Undergraduate School

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Walrath's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Eyelid Disorders
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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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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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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:

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Skin Tumor
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharoplasty
  • 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 Chalazion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Bone Fracture Repair
  • 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
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Oculoplastics
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • 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

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79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)