Zach R. Balest, M.D. graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of North Georgia and earned his medical degree from Medical College of Georgia/University of Georgia Medical Partnership in Athens, Ga. Dr. Balest then completed his transitional internship at Baptist Health Systems and his ophthalmology residency at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga.
Dr. Balest is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology. His professional interests include cataract surgery with premium lens options, medical and surgical management of glaucoma, diabetic eye care and eyelid rejuvenation.
In his spare time, Dr. Balest enjoys playing golf, traveling the world, watching UGA football and spending time with his loving wife.