Dr. Gregory S. Ford, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 35

105 N Meadows Dr
Athens, TN 37303
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Dr. Ford:

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Dr. Ford's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Skyridge Medical Center - Westside
2800 Westside Drive North West
Cleveland, TN 37312

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ford

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Surgery Center Of Athens
Surgery Center Of Athens
105 N Meadows Dr
Athens, TN 37303
Cleveland Eye Clinic
Cleveland Eye Clinic
1609 Decatur Pike
Athens, TN 37303
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    Dr. Ford's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Blepharoplasty
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    2
    • Acquired Coloboma
    • Acute Endophthalmitis
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Anterior Scleritis
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Dacryoadenitis
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Entropion
    • Esotropia
    • Exophoria
    • Exotropia
    • Farsightedness
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    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Heterophoria
    • Keratitis
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nystagmus
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Pterygium
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Telangiectasia
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Still's Disease
    • Stye
    • Trichiasis
    • Visual Field Defects
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    Background Check for Dr. Ford

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Tennessee.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Graduated in 2005
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ford & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Ford's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Skyridge Medical Center - Westside where Dr. Ford has admitting privileges:

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    • Skyridge Medical Center - Westside

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ford

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ford to family and friends

    4 responses
    above
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    4 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 4 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Ford
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    4 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Ford accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

    A
    Surgery Center Of Athens
    105 N Meadows Dr
    Athens, TN 37303
    (423) 649-3300 (Office)
    B
    Cleveland Eye Clinic
    1609 Decatur Pike
    Athens, TN 37303
    (423) 745-1030 (Office)
    C
    Cleveland Eye Clinic
    2560 Business Park Dr NE
    Cleveland, TN 37311
    (423) 472-5401 (Office)
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