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Harjit (Harry) Athwal, MD

Harjit (Harry) Athwal, MD

Harjit (Harry) Athwal, MD

  • Cataract
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Cornea and External Diseases
  • Dry Eye
  • Glaucoma
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  • Aphakic (Artisan/Verisyse) Implants for Myopia
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery - Yag Laser Capsulotomy
  • Comprehensive Eye Exams
  • Contact Lens Fittings
  • Cornea Scraping
  • Corneal Transplant
  • Corneal Transplant - DSAEK
  • 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
  • Pterygium Excision
  • Secondary IOL
  • Stye Treatment
  • Sutured Implant Lenses


Year joined staff: 2021


  • Cook College at Rutgers University
  • Rutgers Medical School


UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Ophthalmology


UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Internal Medicine

Professional Memberships

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


Tulane University, Corneal & Refractive Surgery


Dr. Harry Athwal is a board certified ophthalmologist and Cornea Specialist 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.