Dr. Pooja Khator, MD

Dr. Pooja Khator, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Pooja Khator, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bradenton, FL and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from University of Miami / School of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in ophthalmology.

217 Manatee Ave E

Bradenton, FL 34208

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

18  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Presbyopia
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

11  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Iridectomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 1997
  • University of Miami / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University of Florida
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Maryland General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Khator has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Khator's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Khator to family and friends
15 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Cataract surgery, pre and post experience was exceptional. Full confidence in Doctor Khator. Highly recommended.
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Dr. Khator performed cataract surgery for both eyes and my vision now exceeds my expectations. Throughout the process, Dr. Khator addressed all of my concerns. I fully recommend Dr. Khator due to her professional expertise and competent care that I received.
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Had cataract surgery for both eyes. Dr. Khator explained everything all the way through the process. Left no open questions. Extremely cautious and thorough; truly caring. Advised what she believed my vision would be following surgery. My vision turned out to be better than anticipated. A...more
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I highly recommend Dr. Khator. I am a healthcare professional and when I moved to Florida a few years ago I saw Dr. Khator for a routine eye exam. On my first visit she detected an early and difficult-to-detect iris melanoma. My superb care was not accidental. Both Dr. Khator and iris specialist...more
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I was referred to Dr Khator because of her professional AND specialty. From the moment i called for my first appointment to meet and greet, i HAVE BEEN impressed. The care, compassion and empathy was and still is tremendous. Everything i was looking for from staff to nurses to Dr Khator herself...more
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