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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Palay is Good. Dr. Palay has been reviewed by 18 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. David Palay, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant (Penetrating Keratoplasty)
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Transplantation
  • LASIK (Laser In Situ Keratomileusis)
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures

Education & Awards

Dr. Palay graduated from Emory University , Atlanta. He has 2 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2011)


Dr. Palay has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Emory University Hospital 
  • Northside Forsyth Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. David A Palay MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 24 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. David A. Palay practice?
Dr. David Palay has 1 office location.
Dr. David Palay practices Ophthalmology near Atlanta, GA.
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