Meet Dr. Chirag Parikh

Dr. Chirag Parikh

Chirag H. Parikh, M.D. is a board certified Ophthalmologist and is fellowship trained in the diagnosis and medical/surgical treatment of Glaucoma from New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, a leading Ophthalmic hospital in the nation.

Dr. Parikh graduated from Emory University with an undergraduate degree in chemistry and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa (National Academic Honor Society) and the National Dean’s List. He continued on to attend the Emory University School of Medicine where he received the Joseph B. Whithead Surgical Scholarship. He graduated with a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Degree. During his medical school years, he did research with and published several papers with Dr. Henry Edelhauser, a leading researcher in the field of Ophthalmology, in the Emory Eye Center and was awarded an RPB (Research to Prevent Blindness) Medical Student Fellowship and then an NIH (National Institutes of Health) National Research Service Award (NRSA) training grant. Dr. Parikh went on to complete his internship at Baptist Health System in Birmingham, Alabama. He then completed his residency training in Ophthalmology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He was privileged to continue on to do a fellowship in Glaucoma under Drs. Robert Ritch, Jeffrey Liebmann and Celso Tello at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. After this, he served as a clinical instructor in the Glaucoma Clinic at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.

He was previously working at North Georgia Eye Clinic and Laser Center in Gainesville, Georgia. At that time, he was serving the north Georgia community, including Gainesville, Ellijay and Blairsville, Georgia.

Dr. Parikh is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.