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Ahad Mahootchi, MD Ophthalmology

Ahad Mahootchi, MD

Ophthalmology 6739 Gall Blvd Zephyrhills, FL

About Ahad Mahootchi MD

Ahad Mahootchi, MD is a doctor primarily located in Zephyrhills, FL. He has 28 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery. Mahootchi is affiliated with Same Day Surgery Center. He speaks French, Chinese, English, Spanish.

Dr. Mahootchi has received 7 awards.

Patients' Choice AwardCompassionate Doctor RecognitionOn-Time Doctor AwardPatients' Choice 5th Anniversary AwardCompassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year HonoreeTop 10 Doctor - Metro AreaTop 10 Doctor - State

Location

Get Directions The Eye Clinic of Florida 6739 Gall Blvd Zephyrhills, FL 33542
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS

Specialties

Ahad Mahootchi has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

Ophthalmology
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.
Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery

Specialty Expertise

Ahad Mahootchi has the following 17 expertise

  • Age-related vision loss (Presbyopia)
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Corneal Transplantation
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry eyes (Xerophthalmia)
  • Eye Exam
  • Eye Pain
  • Eye Surgery (Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures)
  • Glaucoma
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures
  • Vision Issues

Awards

7 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

Education

28 Years Experience

Vanderbilt, School of Medicine

Graduated in 1992

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Graduated in 1996

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More about Ahad Mahootchi

Dr. Mahootchi is a board certified Ophthalmologist and founder of The Eye Clinic of Florida. The Eye Clinic of Florida provides world class cataract and specialty ophthalmic surgery at prices all can afford.

Dr. Mahootchi is one of Florida's most rated and highest rated cataract, glaucoma and eyelid surgeons. PatientsChoice.org has recognized him as a top 10 doctor in Florida. He won the Patient's Choice again this year for the 13th year in a row.

With 24 years of experience, he has performed over 25,000 eye surgeries. He has the distinction of over 20 years of experience with astigmatism correcting implants, laser vision correction and is currently the most experienced surgeon in the country with XEN Gel Stent implants for glaucoma

We lead the area in novel, new, and combination eye and eyelid surgery with a focus on avoiding the unnecessary and providing the best outcomes.

Our dry eye program using unfrozen autologous serum has been copied around the country. He was the first in the nation to use Pre-loaded PDEK for corneal transplantation. We continue to pioneer the reversal of fat loss around the eye due to glaucoma medication. Our trans-foveal Yellow Micropulse Laser Treatment has saved 100's of patients 1000's of intra-vitreal injections for diabetes and macular degeneration.

Dr. Mahootchi was born in Carbondale, Illinois and grew up in Tennessee. He attended Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville. His Internship in Internal Medicine and Residency in Ophthalmology were also at Vanderbilt. Dr. Mahootchi had the highest academic scholarships to both college and medical school. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and participates in the Maintenance of Certification program every 10 years. He is past president of the Tampa Bay Ophthalmology Society.

Dr. Mahootchi began practice in Zephyrhills in 1997. Thousands locally have trusted him with their eye care. He also is a leader in effective new glaucoma treatments such as Hydrus, Cyclo G and iStent inject and XEN gel stents. . He also treats patients with dry eyes, tearing eyes, corneal problems, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration.

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