Geetha K. Athappilly, MD

Dr. Athappilly is available for appointments in Boston.


Dr. Athappilly specializes in evaluation and treatment of diseases causing vision loss due to damage of the optic nerve and visual pathways. She also focuses on the treatment of motility disorders.

Her special interest includes diseases of the optic nerve including optic neuritis, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, and ischemic optic neuropathy. She is also interested in the treatment of ocular and facial spasms with botulinum toxin injections.


Neuro-Ophthalmology, University of Miami,
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL


Ophthalmology, University of Colorado,
Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute, Aurora, CO

Medical School

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Academic Appointment

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Tufts University School of Medicine

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology

Contact Information

Dr. Athappilly’s Office: 617-636-5488
Fax: 617-636-7029
Patient Appointments: Boston: 617-636-5488

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