Dr. Walter Atlas, MD

Dr. Walter Atlas, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Walter Atlas, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Charlotte, NC and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1983 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.

6035 Fairview Rd

Charlotte, NC 28210

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

22  Conditions Treated

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.


  • Columbia College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Nassau Cty Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Med College Va
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Atlas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Atlas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Atlas to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
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  • 1

Dr. Atlas' 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)

I found him to be remote and uncaring
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