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Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
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Graduated in 1970
Completed in 1971
Completed in 1974
Completed in 1975
Graduated in 1966
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Thomas S. Harbin, Jr. MD, MBA
Dr. Tom Harbin is an experienced glaucomatologist, app developer and author. He received his BA from Vanderbilt University and MD from Cornell University Medical College in 1970. He served his residency at Johns Hopkin's Wilmer Institute followed by a glaucoma fellowship at Washington University. He joined Eye Consultants of Atlanta in 1975 and continues to practice there. He entered the Georgia State Executive MBA program in 1989 and received his MBA in 1991. He served on the clinical faculty at Emory for 20 years and currently holds the title of Emeritus Clinical Professor.
He published Waking Up Blind: Lawsuits over Eye Surgery in 2009 to wide acclaim, a book that is used to teach medical ethics in many ophthalmology residency programs. He later published The Business Side of Medicine… What Medical Schools Don't Teach You and still later, with co-developer Dr. Scott Pastor, an app to aid in eyedrop compliance, EyeDROPS.