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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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Toms River 14

14 Mule Road Suite 1 Toms River, NJ 08755
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Spring Lake Heights

2018 Highway 71 Spring Lake Heights, NJ 07762
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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 Toms River and Whiting communities in Ocean County, New Jersey since 1991. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine and a three-year Ophthalmology residency at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School in Louisiana. 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 with a specialized focus on cornea disease. Dr. Athwal is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology, Medical Society of New Jersey, Ocean County Medical Society and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He also serves on the board of iMedicware, an electronic medical records company.