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About Us

Tennessee Retina, PC was founded in 1978 as Retina Vitreous Associates, PC.  In May 2008, seven physicians from three prestigious practices decided that as a group of one, they could better serve the needs of their patients in Middle Tennessee and surrounding regions.  The longest established retina practice in the state, Tennessee Retina has grown to become the largest practice for retinal care in Middle Tennessee.

Our Top Rated Physicians

The physicians of Tennessee Retina are Everton L. Arrindell, M.D., Carl C. Awh, M.D., Brandon G. Busbee, M.D., Kenneth P. Moffat, M.D., Franco M. Recchia, M.D., David A. Reichstein, M.D., Eric W. Schneider, M.D., Peter L. Sonkin, M.D. and R. Trent Wallace, M.D. Our nine experienced, board-certified and fellowship-trained physicians are active in local, national, and international ophthalmologic and vitreoretinal professional societies. Based on the 2017 Best Hospitals Rankings in US News and World Report, all of the physicians at Tennessee Retina completed their residency and/or fellowship training at one the Top 10 Ophthalmology programs in the country.

Our Strong Commitment To Uncompromising Patient Care

At Tennessee Retina we are committed to providing the highest level of care to our patients in the most convenient and caring manner. Our physicians are leaders in the research and application of new treatments of the retina, macula and vitreous. As part of our commitment to advancing knowledge and providing the most current evidence-based medical care, Tennessee Retina is involved in many multicenter national and international clinical trials to study new treatments for a variety of eye diseases.

Our patients come to us for the evaluation and treatment of macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal tears and detachments, ocular tumors, ocular trauma, inflammatory ocular conditions, hereditary diseases of the retina and a variety of less common eye disorders. We utilize the most advanced, state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to provide the best treatment available today for these vision-threatening diseases.

Our Availability To Our Patients

We are committed to providing around-the-clock coverage for critical vision-threatening emergencies. Our physicians and staff are always available to our referring doctors and patients.

Our Mission Statement

We are committed to providing our patients with the most advanced, progressive and highest quality eye care.

We strive to continually provide the most educated and highest quality staff, management and doctors so that we will remain at the forefront of our specialty.

We seek out new techniques and treatments for our patients' eye disorders so that we can improve their quality of life through improved vision.

We strive to foster a working environment in which individuals take pride in a job well done. We seek to treat each other with patience, understanding and respect.

We will work to provide unsurpassed service to our patients and referral sources.

"Dr. Recchia was super! He greeted me (the mom) when he entered the room and then, greeted my 13 year old daughter. He asked her to pronounce her name for him and then he called her by name during the exam. He was able to get to her to Smile and laugh during a scary and intimidating process. We would definitely go back if needed."

Mary
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