Z Balest

Ophthalmologist in Gainesville, Clayton, Murphy, & Toccoa, GA

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.

Castle Connolly Rising Star, Dr. Zach Balest.

Request an Appointment
Our Locations
Order Contacts
test icon
Are you a candidate for Cataract Surgery?
Take our self-test.
contact lenses
contact icon
Schedule an
WARNING: Internet Explorer does not support modern web standards. This site may not function correctly on this browser and is best viewed on Chrome, Firefox or Edge browsers. Learn More.