Dr. Thomas Harbin Jr, MD

Dr. Thomas Harbin Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
Dr. Thomas Harbin Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Cornell University Medical College in 1970 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3225 Cumberland Blvd SE Ste 900

Atlanta, GA 30339

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Alliant Health Plans
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Avesis
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • 24 More

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Harbin Jr

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Harbin Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 99% of peers
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
more than 76% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 71% of peers

Dr. Harbin Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Harbin Jr "                                    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."

Read Less

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

10  Conditions Treated

4  Procedures

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.


  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1966
  • Cornell University Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • University Wash Affil Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Wilmer Institute Johns Hopkins
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Washington University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Mba-Georgia State University
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Harbin Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Harbin Jr does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Harbin Jr and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Harbin Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harbin Jr to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Harbin Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Harbin is excellent, very thorough, answered all my questions! After several tests, He told me I had been misdiagnosed by another doctor and discontinued the eye drops I was given!
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Image of Dr. Harbin Jr
Are you Dr. Harbin Jr?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!