Brandon G. Busbee, M.D.
Tennessee Retina Physicians
Dr. Brandon Busbee is a native of Clarksville, Tennessee. After graduating from Clarksville High School, he received his undergraduate and Medical Doctorate at Wake Forest University, graduating magna cum laude. Dr. Busbee completed his ophthalmology residency at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, PA, during which time he was elected Co-Chief Resident. After residency, Dr. Busbee completed a two-year Vitreoretinal Fellowship at Tufts- New England Eye Center and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston and held staff appointments and teaching responsibilities at Tufts- New England Eye Center, Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary and Harvard Medical School.
In 2004, Dr. Busbee moved back to the Nashville area and joined Tennessee Retina (formerly Retina-Vitreous Associates). He was honored in 2005, with the Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology and graduated from the AAO Leadership Development Program in 2007. Dr. Busbee has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals; his writings and presentations focus on the areas of healthcare policy, endophthalmitis, diabetic eye disease, macular disease and surgery, retinal detachment and anesthetic techniques, including the participation in obtaining the patent for a widely used pharmaceutical topical anesthetic. Dr. Busbee sits on the editorial boards of the journal Retina MD, the ASRS Retinal Image Bank, the ASRS Online, and Current Opinion in Ophthalmology. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Academy of Ophthalmology and not only serves as the Chairman of its Health Plans Relations Committee, but also serves on national health policy committees for both the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Busbee's clinical areas of interest include macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease and retinal detachment surgery.
Dr. Busbee is happily married and has one son. In their spare time, Dr. Busbee and his wife enjoy golf, tennis, water sports, snow skiing and fly fishing. In the warmer Tennessee months, you will often find the Busbee's hiking in the state parks surrounding Nashville.
Tufts New England Eye Ctr/Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston
Wills Eye Hospital
Chesnut Hill Hospital
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
B.S. in Biology
Wake Forest University
Nashville Academy of Ophthalmology
Tennessee Academy of Ophthalmology
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Retina Specialists
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
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