J. Michael Roach, M.D.’s surgical focus includes cataract and lens implant surgery. He performs complete eye exams and closely evaluates patients’ eye health as well as general health problems, such as diabetes and hypertension, often detected by thorough eye exams. Dr. Roach is involved in the design of surgical instruments that improve the safety of cataract surgery. Dr. Roach joined Eye Consultants of Atlanta in 1999 when selected by William O. Martin, III, M.D. as his successor. Dr. Roach has an interest in automobile safety and is a volunteer driving instructor for youths in the Street Survival program as well as a high-performance driving instructor for several sports car clubs at U.S. race tracks. He also enjoys car restoration and bicycling, competing at the state and national championship level in road and mountain biking. He is also a multiple medal-winner in multiple state championships and the Georgia Games. He and Dr. Hamilton provide musical entertainment for non-profit fundraising events while performing as the Macular Degenerates. He enjoys spending time with his family and volunteering at his children’s school.
Atlanta Braves & Atlanta Falcons ophthalmology care, Braves 1999-present; Falcons 2005-2015
Center for the Visually Impaired, Atlanta, GA, board of trustees, first term 2002-2010; second term 2011- present; Recipient of the organization’s inaugural Beacon Award for the significant contributions he has made over the past 10 years to CVI, an organization which empowers people with vision loss to live with independence and dignity, 2013
Childspring International, volunteer ophthalmologist, 2005-present,David T. Watson, MD, Global Service Award, 2012
Dr Roche is a mensch. For those of you who don't know what that means, it means he's a decent down to earth sweet and... caring person. He makes you feel completely heard and has a very pleasant this demeanor. I highly recommend his skill as a doctor as I've had two surgeries that went beautifully and produced excellent results.read more
Dr. Roach is just awesome!!! I was referred to him through a friend of mine. Friendly, professional and down to earth.... He answered all my questions about the surgery and talked to me about things I didn’t know but needed to know. I have total trust in him. Can’t wait to get this surgery done and over with! Been waiting a long time for this!! If you are considering cataract surgery give him a call!!! You won’t be sorry. May take a while to get in there but truly worth the wait.Thanks again to Dr. Roach and his staff!read more
Each visit to the Eye Consultants Group has been superb! Personnel absolutely professional, proficient, caring,... knowledgeable, and concern with customer's total satisfaction!Thank you Dr. Roach and Eye Consultants of Atlanta!read more
Today I had my second cataract surgery performed by Dr J.Michael Roach of Eye Care of Atlanta. Both times he and his... staff did excellent work. They were all competent professionals. More than that, they were caring, attentive, interested in me and my needs. They eased my anxiety and created a calming environment. I am grateful to Dr.Roach and his team and pleased that I chose him and his staff.Jeffread more
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