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Barinder (Tony) Athwal, MD

Barinder (Tony) Athwal, MD

Barinder (Tony) Athwal, MD

  • Botox & Dermal Fillers
  • Cataract
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Dry Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Laser Vision Correction
  • Nonsurgical Cosmetic Procedures
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  • Aphakic (Artisan/Verisyse) Implants for Myopia
  • Botox Injectables & Dermal Fillers
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery - Yag Laser Capsulotomy
  • Comprehensive Eye Exams
  • Contact Lens Fittings
  • Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment
  • Dry Eye Evaluation & Management
  • Eye Flashes & Eye Floaters
  • Eye Infections
  • Glaucoma Management
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery - Iridotomy (LPI)
  • Glaucoma Surgery - iStent
  • Glaucoma Surgery - PI laser
  • Glaucoma Surgery - Trabeculectomy
  • Glaucoma Surgery - Trabeculoplasty (SLT) Laser
  • Glaucoma Surgery - Tube Shunt Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery - XEN Gel Stent
  • IOL Exchange
  • Macula Degeneration Evaluation & Management
  • Macular Degeneration Treatment
  • Mass Excision
  • Medical Evaluation & Management of Ocular Diseases
  • Ocular Migraines
  • PRK
  • Pterygium Excision
  • Secondary IOL
  • Stye Treatment


Year began practicing: 1986

Year joined staff: 2021


  • McGill University, Bachelor of Science
  • UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Doctorate of Medicine


UMNDJ-New Jersey Medical School, Ophthalmology


UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Internal Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • Board Member, Ocean Eye Surgery Center
  • Member, New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology

Teaching or Professional Positions

  • Chief Resident, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
  • Clinical Instructor, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Department of Ophthalmology
  • Medical Staff, Community Medical Center of Toms River


Dr. Tony Athwal has been serving the Ocean County community since 1986. He is Board Certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Beside starting his practice in Toms River, he also taught surgery to residents in training. Keeping up with the latest innovations and offering them to his patients has always been important to him.

In his free time, Dr. Athwal enjoys playing tennis, boating, skiing, and travelling. He has travelled around the world several times and is always looking for new places to visit.