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Bogorad, David Debs, MD

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Director, Refractive Surgery
Cataract Surgery
Eco Lasik

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Faculty Title

  • Professor of Ophthalmology, Department vice-chairman

Medical Degree

  • New York University School of Medicine, 1974


  • New York University, Bellevue, Internal Medicine 1976
  • Ophthalmology 1979
  • New York University - 1979


  • English

Philosophy of Care

  • Augusta University is a world-class health care network offering the most comprehensive care in the region, where your health is our priority. As leaders in patient- and family-centered care, our physicians partner with our patients, their families, and other specialty physicians to provide an unmatched level of care. As the only academic medical center in the area, our patients receive the compassionate care they deserve along with leading-edge research and technologies not found anywhere else in the region.

Board Info

  • American Board of Ophthalmology - Certified - 1980

As a comprehensive ophthalmologist Dr. Bogorad provides for a wide spectrum of eye care extending from the need for glasses and care of dry eyes to cataract surgery, care for early diabetic eye disease and glaucoma. As the premier refractive surgeon at MCG he also provides treatments that reduce the dependence on glasses or contact lenses for clear distance and near vision, due to near or farsightedness and astigmatism.

Dr. Bogorad has a long-standing interest in surgery of the anterior segment of the eye. His general practice focuses on cataract, corneal and refractive surgery. He has performed thousands of cataract extractions with intra-ocular lens implants, and over 3,000 LASIK procedures. As well, he is experienced in corneal transplantation, RK and PRK surgery, INTACS and epikeratophakia. Previously, he was director of refractive surgery in the Henry Ford Health System Department of Ophthalmology, one of the nation’s largest eye departments, and pioneered LASIK surgery in that institution. He was responsible for the credentialing of other Henry Ford eye surgeons in LASIK surgery. He is now Director of Refractive Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia.

Dr. Bogorad has served as a clinical assistant professor of ophthalmology at the University Of Michigan School Of Medicine. He holds a full professorship of Ophthalmology at MCG, and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Bogorad received the MD degree with Honors from the New York University School of Medicine, and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha. He received an award from the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery in an international competition of eye surgery training videos. Dr. Bogorad has been an author of articles in the peer review literature, including citations in the New England Journal of Medicine, the American Journal of Ophthalmology, Archives of Ophthalmology, and the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. As well, he has authored chapters in medical texts, and lectured extensively and regional and national meetings.

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