Dr. Anisa Threlkeld

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Anisa B. Threlkeld, MD Glaucoma Specialist, Cataract Surgeon, Comprehensive Care Ophthalmologist

At North Atlanta Eye Care, we care about your vision. We utilize state of the art equipment to diagnose, evaluate and manage ocular conditions.

Having practiced in the field of ophthalmology since 1994, Dr. Anisa B. Threlkeld is prepared for any medical or surgical situation. Dr. Threlkeld's extensive education and background put her at the top of the list of qualified eye care specialists in Atlanta. Her caring, compassionate and thorough approach distinguishes her as a physician.


  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, summa cum laude
    Minor in Russian Studies
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA.
  • Doctor of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.
  • Internal Medicine Internship
    Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C.
  • Ophthalmology Residency
    Johns Hopkins University, Wilmer Eye Institute
  • Fellowship in Glaucoma
    Duke University Eye Center, Durham, NC

Dr. Threlkeld served as  Director of the Glaucoma Service and as Practice Site Leader for Ophthalmology at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta for several years before returning to Atlanta where she was in private group practice for over 20 years.

North Atlanta Eye Care was founded as an independent practice to offer personalized care and treatment.

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Anisa B. Threlkeld, MD

Dr. Threlkeld is Board Certified and is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She is a member of the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology. She has served on the Board of Prevent Blindness Georgia, and is a participant in the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Eye Care America for glaucoma screening. She has published numerous articles on glaucoma and on general ophthalmology in peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Threlkeld has a strong familial background in medicine, a perspective she draws on in caring for her patients. Her maternal grandmother, grandfather, mother and father all practiced medicine for many years in Atlanta, and she was drawn to the care of patients and to the practice of medicine as a child. She lives in Atlanta with her husband, a healthcare attorney, and their three children. During leisure time, Dr. Threlkeld enjoys travel, hiking, family activities, reading and movies.

Awards & Recognition

  • Departmental Award, Research to Prevent Blindness, Medical College of Georgia, 1994-1997
  • NIH Short-term Research Training Grant 9T35 HLO7606 1987-1988
  • Herman K. Goldberg Residents' Research Fund, 1992
  • Dr. Threlkeld has published extensively within her field.
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