Dr. Parul Khator, MD

Dr. Parul Khator, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 37
Dr. Parul Khator, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med in 2004 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.Read her story

550 Peachtree St NE Ste 1500

Atlanta, GA 30308

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • 18 More

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 98% of peers
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
very high
more than 95% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Khator's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Khator "Dr. Parul Khator is a highly respected, board certified ophthalmologist fully trained in all aspects of general ophthalmic eye care and surgery. She further specializes in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of glaucoma. She completed her fellowship training in glaucoma at the prestigious Wills Eye Institute, one of the nation's top glaucoma programs. She manages the full spectrum of glaucoma, from early to advanced disease, performing both laser and incisional therapy. In addition, she performs cataract surgery and laser therapy for diabetic retinopathy. She also performs intraocular Avastin and Lucentis injections for diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration. After completing her undergraduate and medical school training in a combined six year program at the University of Miami and University of Miami School of Medicine, she moved to Atlanta, where she completed a one year transitional program in medicine at Emory University. She stayed at Emory University to complete her residency in Ophthalmology. After residency, she finished her fellowship training in Philadelphia at Wills Eye Institute, where she developed an interest in clinical glaucoma research. She has published several articles and is a coauthor of two book chapters regarding glaucoma surgery. Dr. Khator currently sees patients at our Midtown, Northside and Woodstock locations. She performs surgery at Eye Surgery Center of Georgia, our state of the art ambulatory surgery center, as well as Emory Midtown Hospital. Dr. Khator is a trusted member of the community, receiving medical and surgical glaucoma referrals from fellow eye doctors. She remains committed to superior patient education and exceptional surgical care."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Khator "We are a group practice of ophthalmologists and optometrists dedicated to providing patients the highest quality medical and surgical specialty eye care to Metro Atlanta and North Georgia. Our services range from disease specific medical exams to complex specialty surgical care, and we accept a wide range of insurance plans."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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8  Procedures

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Emory University School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Emory University School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Wills Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Khator has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Khator's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Khator to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Khator's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

She is an excellent doctor! Fast, efficient, knowledgeable and very nice too!
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Very busy. High demand. Worth the extra wait.
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Not very knowledgeable and my mom wasn't happy after surgery...every week we thought things would be better but the she got an infection and lost her eye. So bad
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The perfect doctor. Very competent, great bedside manner, quick and efficient. Highly recommended.
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