Dr. Karen Sumers, MD

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Dr. Karen Sumers, MD

Ophthalmology | Female

Georgia Eye Partners 1100 Johnson Ferry Rd NE Ste 420, Atlanta, GA 30342 Get Directions
(404) 531-9988

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Dr. Sumers specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Atlanta, GA. She practices at 1 location.

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  • Staff
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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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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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Washington Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1976

  • Internship Hospital
    Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center

    Completed in 1977

  • Residency Hospital
    Il Ee Infirm

    Completed in 1980

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emory University Hospital

    Completed in 1981

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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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. Sumers' Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Sumers

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients