Dr. Douglas M Blackmon MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Douglas Blackmon is an ophthalmologist in Decatur, Georgia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Duke University Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine and has been in practice for 15 years. He is one of 22 doctors at Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 253 at Duke University Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Cataract Related

Hospital Affiliation

Duke University Hospital
Ranked #6 in Ophthalmology

Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Emory University
Residency, Ophthalmology, 2000–2003

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Internship, Transitional Year, 1999–2000

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine
Class of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 9 years in Ophthalmology

GA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Publications & Presentations

The presence of T-lymphocyte subpopulations (CD4 and CD8) in pterygia: evaluation of the inflammatory response.
Awdeh, R.M., DeStafeno, J.J., Blackmon, D.M., Cummings, T.J., Kim, T.

Corneal perforation with secondary congenital aphakia in Peters anomaly.

Congenital iris coloboma repair using a modified McCannel suture technique.
Blackmon, D.M., Lambert, S.R.


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