Dr. Thomas S. Harbin Jr., MD

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Dr. Thomas S. Harbin Jr., MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Zone F.Pollard, M.D, 3225 Cumberland Blvd SE Ste 900, Atlanta, GA 30339 Get Directions
(404) 351-2220

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Glaucoma

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma

Procedures Performed

  • Eye Examination
  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Glaucoma Treatment

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  • 0
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Education

  • Medical School
    Cornell University Medical College

    Graduated in 1970

  • Internship Hospital
    University Wash Affil Hospital

    Completed in 1971

  • Residency Hospital
    Wilmer Institute Johns Hopkins

    Completed in 1974

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Washington University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1975

  • Undergraduate School
    Vanderbilt University

    Graduated in 1966

  • Other Education
    Mba-Georgia State University

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
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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.