Harjit (Harry) Athwal, MD


Cataract, Cornea and External Diseases, Glaucoma, Dry Eye, and Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • SightMD New Jersey

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  • Whiting

    550 Route 530 #19 Whiting, NJ 08759

    Main: 732-350-3344
  • Toms River 14

    14 Mule Road Suite 1 Toms River, NJ 08755

    Main: 732-286-0900
    Fax: 732-244-6063





  • Corneal Transplant
  • Glaucoma Management
  • Medical Evaluation & Management of Ocular Diseases
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Comprehensive Eye Exams
  • Contact Lens Fittings
  • Cataract Surgery - Yag Laser Capsulotomy
  • Macula Degeneration Evaluation & Management
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery - Trabeculoplasty (SLT) Laser
  • Glaucoma Surgery - iStent
  • Glaucoma Surgery - PI laser
  • Glaucoma Surgery - Tube Shunt Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery - Iridotomy (LPI)
  • Glaucoma Surgery - XEN Gel Stent
  • IOL Exchange
  • Secondary IOL
  • Aphakic (Artisan/Verisyse) Implants for Myopia
  • Sutured Implant Lenses
  • Dry Eye Evaluation & Management
  • Corneal Transplant - DSAEK
  • Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment
  • Macular Degeneration Treatment
  • Ocular Migraines
  • Eye Flashes & Eye Floaters
  • Pterygium
  • Eye Infections
  • Stye Treatment
  • Glaucoma Surgery - Trabeculectomy
  • Mass Excision
  • Cornea Scraping


Year joined staff: 2021


Cook College at Rutgers University Rutgers Medical School


UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Ophthalmology


Tulane University, Corneal & Refractive Surgery


UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Internal Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • Board Member, iMedicware
  • New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology


Dr. Harry Athwal is a board certified ophthalmologist serving the Ocean County community since 1991 when he joined his brother's practice in Toms River. After completing his residency, he did a fellowship in Corneal and Refractive Surgery at Tulane University. He is dedicated to providing the latest treatments to his patients. One of his contributions was to help develop the iMedicware electronic medical records software. He loves being outdoors and enjoys golf and hunting.