Dr. Athappilly graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s Arts degree from Kalamazoo College. She then received her Medical Degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, followed by her ophthalmology residency at the University of Colorado, Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute, Aurora, CO. She completed her neuro-ophthalmology fellowship at the world-famous Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, of the University of Miami, FL.
Dr. Athappilly is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is also an appointed Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Tufts University School of Medicine. She is a published author of peer-reviewed articles, case reports, book chapters, and invited reviews. She gives presentations and has been part of the expert panel at regional conferences. She is a member of NANOS and AAO. She has been recognized by the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Care in Medicine.
Dr. Athappilly specializes in the evaluation and possible treatment of diseases causing vision loss due to conditions of the optic nerve and visual pathways. She also focuses on the evaluation and possible treatments of motility disorders. She welcomes new patients in the Concord office of Lexington Eye Associates.
Most of our physicians have sub-specialty fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology, glaucoma, retinal disease and surgery, oculoplastics and cosmetics, and corneal and refractive surgery.Leading Multi-Specialty Eye Care
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