Dr. Gagan Sawhney is a highly respected board certified, fellowship trained, ophthalmologist who specializes in cataract surgery as well as the medical and surgical management of glaucoma from early to advanced disease.
His clinical expertise includes evaluation of patients suspicious for glaucoma, laser surgery for glaucoma, management of coexisting cataracts and glaucoma, microsurgical trabeculectomy, glaucoma drainage device implantation, and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery. He is also trained in all disciples of comprehensive ophthalmology.
Dr. Sawhney has significant experience with minimally invasive glaucoma surgery including iStent, Cypass Micro-Stent, Xen Gel Stent and Kahook Dual Blade Goniotomy. He was one of the first surgeons in Georgia to have implanted the Cypass Mirco-stent and the Xen Gel Stent.
Dr. Sawhney is looking forward to being an active member of the community working in partnership with healthcare providers in the management of complex glaucoma patients. He will perform surgery at Eye Surgery Center of Georgia, our state of the art ambulatory surgery center, as well as Emory Midtown Hospital.
Dr. Sawhney is particularly interested in clinical research and medical education. He has published scientific articles in peer reviewed journals and has presented his research at national meetings. He also volunteers at Atlanta Veterans Affairs Hospital where he teaches ophthalmology residents the intricacies of cataract and glaucoma surgery.
Earning his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine, he went on to complete both his ophthalmology residency and glaucoma fellowship at the prestigious Emory Eye Center.
Dr. Sawhney is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, and the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Sawhney serves our Midtown, Northside, and Woodstock locations.