Dr. Sasapin Prakalapakorn, MD

Dr. Sasapin Prakalapakorn, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 39
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Sasapin Prakalapakorn, MD is a pediatric ophthalmology doctor who practices in Durham, NC. She is 39 years old and has been practicing for 12 years.

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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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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  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Diplopia
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinoblastoma


  • 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
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  • 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)
Raleigh, NC |
Very caring, great manner, excellent professional. Highly recommend her in her special field.
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Dr. Prakalapakorn accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Prakalapakorn has admitting privileges

Duke University Hospital
2301 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705
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