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Dr. Harjit Athwal, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.7 (76)
Map Pin Small Toms River, NJ
Accepting new patients
38 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Harjit Athwal, MD

Dr. Harjit Athwal, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Toms River, NJ. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 38 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and is affiliated with Community Medical Center and Southern Ocean Medical Center. Dr. Athwal, completed a residency at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Patients rated Dr. Athwal an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Athwal works at SightMD New Jersey in Toms River, NJ with other offices in Whiting, NJ. They frequently treat conditions like Stye, Hordeolum and Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Athwal's Office Locations

  1. 1
    SightMD New Jersey
    14 Mule Rd Ste 1, Toms River, NJ 08755 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (732) 286-0900
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 18:30
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 16:00
  2. 2
    SightMD NJ Whiting
    550 Route 530 Ste 19, Whiting, NJ 08759 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (732) 350-3344

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  • Community Medical Center
  • Southern Ocean Medical Center

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Stye
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Stye
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Hordeolum
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Accommodation Disorders
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Presbyopia
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Cataract
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Chalazion
Chronic Conjunctivitis
Convergence Insufficiency
Corneal Diseases
Diabetic Retinopathy
Diplopia
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Drusen
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Dry Eyes
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Eye Infections
Eyelid Disorders
Glaucoma
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Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Senile Cataracts
Tear Duct Disorders
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Astigmatism
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blepharitis
Blindness
Chorioretinal Scars
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Ulcer
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Ectropion of Eyelid
Entropion
Exotropia
Eye Cancer
Farsightedness
Floaters
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Herpetic Keratitis
Hypertensive Retinopathy
Iridocyclitis
Keratitis
Keratoconus
Lazy Eye
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Macular Hole
Macular or Retinal Edema
Migraine
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Miosis
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Nearsightedness
Ocular Hypertension
Pinguecula
Pterygium
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Strabismus
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Contact Lens Fitting Services
Contact Lens Treatment
Eyelid Surgery
Glaucoma Surgery
Iridectomy
Iridotomy
Tear Duct Surgery
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
Acute Endophthalmitis
Anisocoria
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Bell's Palsy
Black Eye
Blepharoconjunctivitis
Blocked Tear Duct
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Chlamydial Conjunctivitis
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Color Blindness
Congenital Nystagmus
Conjunctiva Cyst
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Erosion
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetes
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Dislocation of Lens
Disorder of Choroid
Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
Endophthalmitis
Episcleritis Periodica Fugax
Esotropia
Exophoria
Eye Pain
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Eyeball Contusion
Eyelid Spasm
Foreign Body in Eye
Foveal and Macular Hypoplasia
Headache
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Heterophoria
Hypertropia
Hyphema
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Hypotony of Eye
Hypotropia
Macular Degeneration
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Monofixation Syndrome
Mydriasis
Nodular Episcleritis
Nystagmus
Optic Neuritis
Orbital Fracture
Paralytic Strabismus
Periorbital Cellulitis
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Progressive High Myopia
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinal Telangiectasia
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retrobulbar Neuritis
Shingles
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Trichiasis
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Xanthelasma of Eyelid
Anterior Vitrectomy
B-Scan Ultrasound
Blepharoplasty
Blepharorrhaphy
Botox® Injection
Cornea Surgery
Cornea Transplant
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Dilation of Outflow Canal
Excision of Chalazion
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Eye Examination
Eye Procedure
Eye Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Glaucoma Treatment
Goniotomy
Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
Laser Surgery
LASIK
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Mole Evaluation
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
Pterygium Surgery
Refractive Surgery
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Vision Screening
YAG Laser Capsulotomy
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    4.7
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    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    • 38 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Hindi, Indian, Punjabi and Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1396732491
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Tulane University Hospital and Clinics
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
    Residency
    Internship
    • UMDNJ - University Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Athwal has seen patients for Stye, Hordeolum and Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Athwal on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    Dr. Athwal speaks Hindi, Indian, Punjabi and Spanish.

    76 patients have reviewed Dr. Athwal. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Athwal.

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