Dr. Thomas Harbin Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
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Age 72
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Dr. Thomas Harbin Jr, MD
Dr. Thomas Harbin Jr, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Atlanta, GA. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 47 years. Dr. Harbin Jr is affiliated with Piedmont Hospital.

3225 Cumberland Blvd SE Ste 900

Atlanta, GA 30339

Contact Information

(404) 351-2220

Dr. Thomas Harbin Jr, MD

Dr. Thomas Harbin Jr, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Alliant Health Plans
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Avesis
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • 19 More

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Top Care Areas

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

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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."

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
10

Conditions Treated

  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Infections
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
4

Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Glaucoma Treatment

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.

Education

  • 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

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Dr. Harbin Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harbin Jr to family and friends
4.9
based on 11 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Harbin Jr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Woodstock, GA |
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!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Harbin Jr accepts 33 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Alliant Health Plans
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Assurant Health
  • Avesis
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    Medicare
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
    Tricare
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Tricare
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • NovaNet
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicaid
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Harbin Jr has admitting privileges

Piedmont Hospital
1968 Peachtree Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
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