Atlanta LASIK Surgery Center Hires Medical Front Desk Coordinator

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The Atlanta Vision Institute, a top LASIK surgery center, hired an experienced Medical Front Desk Coordinator to assist patients at both metro Atlanta locations.

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We are thrilled to have Karissa working in our offices and expect our patients to be as well.

The Atlanta Vision Institute recently hired Karissa Torres as a Medical Front Desk Coordinator. Torres began work on Monday, August 11, and will serve both Atlanta Vision Institute locations in Atlanta and Johns Creek. She will interact with patients on the phone and in person to schedule appointments and coordinate patient visits and surgeries.

An Orlando, FL native, Torres has several years of experience as a Medical Receptionist and Referral Coordinator. Torres graduated at the top of her class from the Cambridge Institute of Allied Health & Technology in February 2013 as a Certified Nursing Assistant with CPR certification.

She previously worked for Dr. Zoila Elizabeth Jorro and Erica Schuster, physician's assistant, at Orlando Family Practice Care and at Tuskawilla Nursing and Rehabilitation Center as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant.

The Atlanta Vision Institute is committed to hiring top-tier, professional employees to ensure that their patients have the best possible experience in their offices. Torres' credentials and demeanor made her stand out as the perfect fit for this position.

“I am so excited and honored to be working with Atlanta's premiere center for LASIK surgeries. Dr. Ashraf has an impeccable reputation in the medical community and I am looking forward to having a positive impact on the experience of the patients,” said Torres.

“We are thrilled to have Karissa working in our offices and expect our patients to be as well,” said Dr. Farooq Ashraf, medical director of Atlanta Vision Institute. “It will be wonderful to have someone available to talk with the patients and answer their questions while also scheduling appointments.”

About Atlanta Vision Institute:
Dr. Ashraf is the founder of the Atlanta Vision Institute and is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in corneal and refractive surgery, as well as other treatments for astigmatism, glaucoma, cataracts and other eye conditions. He obtained his advanced training in ocular surgery at Johns Hopkins University and has performed over 40,000 LASIK procedures. In addition to his Atlanta practice, Dr. Ashraf has also founded the Atlanta Vision Clinic in Dubai, UAE. For more information, visit

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