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David Paine, MD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center

David Paine, MD, joined the Ophthalmology Section of the VA Medical Center in 2011. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology and specializes in cornea, refractive, external disease, and cataract surgery. 

Dr. Paine has a special interest in teaching Emory University ophthalmology residents cataract surgery, as well as the medical and surgical management of corneal disease.

He is skilled in modern techniques of corneal transplantation as well as routine and complex cataract surgery.

National Recognition/Memberships

Dr. Paine is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Cornea Society, and the American Medical Association.

Areas of Clinical Interest

• Cornea, refractive, external disease, and cataract surgery

• Corneal transplantation

• Medical and surgical management of corneal disease

Publications ( PubMed link )


David Paine, MD

Medical School
State University of New York at Buffalo, 2002-2006

Emory University School of Medicine, 2006-2007

Residency in Ophthalmology
Emory University School of Medicine, 2007-2010, Chief Resident

Fellowship in Cornea, Refractive, and External Disease
University of California, Davis, 2010-2011

Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology

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