Dr. Sasapin Prakalapakorn, MD

Dr. Sasapin Prakalapakorn, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Sasapin Prakalapakorn, MD is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated from Emory University School of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in pediatric ophthalmology.

2351 Erwin Rd

Durham, NC 27705

Contact Information

(919) 681-3937

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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more than 75% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Prakalapakorn "I specialize in the medical and surgical management of pediatric eye disorders and adult/childhood strabismus. I have a special interest in amblyopia congenital/pediatric cataracts nasolacrimal duct obstruction retinopathy of prematurity pediatric strabismus and ocular motility disorders secondary to cranial nerve palsies thyroid ophthalmopathy and trauma. I am interested in public health ophthalmology and international health. I am a former Fulbright Scholar and have worked with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and ORBIS International (on a Flying Eye Hospital). Currently I am receiving support from the National Institutes of Health to continue my research on retinopathy of prematurity. I am known as Dr. Grace to my patients. I enjoy sports and was a varsity diver for Duke University. I also enjoy SCUBA diving traveling (and have visited more than 30 countries) and cooking."


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1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

19  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Emory University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Emory University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Duke Eye Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Prakalapakorn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Prakalapakorn's Reviews

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Dr. Prakalapakorn'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 (1)

Very caring, great manner, excellent professional. Highly recommend her in her special field.
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