Finding Providers
loading

We found 9 ophthalmologists who accept Medicaid near Bristol, TN.

No Photo
Specializes in Ophthalmology
225 Midway Medical Park
Bristol, TN
 

Dr. James Battle's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Dr. Battle is especially interested in glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

Read more

Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

No Photo
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1701 Euclid Avenue; Suite A
Bristol, VA
 

Dr. David Couch's medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). His education and training includes medical school at Mercer University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3185 W State Street; Suite 2010
Bristol, TN
 

Dr. Joseph Armstrong works as an ophthalmologist. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Armstrong include comprehensive ophthalmology. He attended the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC). Dr. Armstrong's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Humana HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Armstrong accepts.

Read more

Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

No Photo
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1701 Euclid Avenue; Suite A
Bristol, VA
 

Dr. Joseph Gunn's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). In his practice, he is particularly interested in vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After attending the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Gunn completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. He speaks Spanish.

Read more

Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

No Photo
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1701 Euclid Avenue; Suite A
Bristol, VA
 

Dr. Cristoforo Larzo is a medical specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After attending West Virginia University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University.

Read more

Clinical interests: Trauma, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

No Photo
Specializes in Ophthalmology
225 Midway Medical Park
Bristol, TN
 

Dr. Calvin Miller's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Miller's clinical interests encompass comprehensive ophthalmology. He accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare. After completing medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. He has received the distinction of Unsung Medical Hero Award, Migrant Workers of America.

Read more

Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

No Photo
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3185 W State Street; Suite 2010
Bristol, TN
 

Dr. Jeffrey Bunning's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Bunning accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at West Virginia University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include PBK, Ohio University; AOA, WVU School of Medicine; and Chief Resident WVU Ophthalmology, WVU.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3185 W State Street; Suite 2010
Bristol, TN
 

Dr. Michael Bradley works as an ophthalmologist in Bristol, TN. Dr. Bradley is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University for his residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bradley include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Humana HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

Read more

Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

No Photo
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3185 W State Street; #2010
Bristol, TN
 

Dr. Joshua Hicks is a Bristol, TN physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). He accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Dr. Hicks's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama.

Read more

Conditions / Treatments

Insurance

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Distinctions

Foreign Language

Online Communication

Certifications

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

What is Ophthalmology?

An ophthalmologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats problems of the eye. As opposed to optometrists, ophthalmologists are medical doctors, and their specialty is comprehensive eye care and eye surgery. An ophthalmologist can:
  • see patients for routine eye care
  • diagnose eye problems
  • prescribe glasses, contact lenses, and medications
  • provide refractive therapies to correct vision, such as LASIK
  • perform surgery on the eye

Ophthalmologists are trained in the same vision screening practices as optometrists; however, their practice tends to focus more on the medical and surgical management of complex eye disorders. Although vision is important, so is the physical health of the eye. An ophthalmologist performing an eye exam will examine the whole eye including the eyelids, the muscles that move the eye, the front and back parts of the eye, and the pressure inside the eye.

Patients sometimes see ophthalmologists as their primary eye care and vision doctors, or they may be referred to an ophthalmologist for treatment of a one-time problem with their eye, such as an infection. Ophthalmologists provide routine care for patients who have chronic eye diseases, such as glaucoma (where pressure inside the eye damages the optic nerve sending images to the brain) or macular degeneration (an age-related eye disease that causes vision loss). In addition to providing routine care, ophthalmologists will perform eye surgery on patients who need more serious treatment, such as a corneal transplant.