Dr. Stephen Perkins, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 46

2020 Kay St
Knoxville, TN 37920
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Dr. Perkins' Experience

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Dr. Perkins' Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Hospital Quality

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University of Tennessee Medical Center
1924 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN 37920

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
2020 Kay St
Knoxville, TN 37920
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3101 W Andrew Johnson Hwy
Morristown, TN 37814
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    Dr. Perkins' Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Cornea Transplant
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Eye Surgery
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
    2
    • Acute Endophthalmitis
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blindness
    • Cataract
    • Chorioretinitis
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Infections
    • Floaters
    • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Keratitis
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retina Diseases
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    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Ulcer
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    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

    Duke University
    Graduated in 1995

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Virginia

    Residency Hospital

    Duke University Hospital

    Fellowship Hospital

    Medical College Of Wisconsin
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Perkins & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Perkins' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Perkins

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0
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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Perkins to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Dr. Perkins' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    4 responses

    Experience with Dr. Perkins

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Perkins accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

    A
    2020 Kay St
    Knoxville, TN 37920
    (931) 337-0522 (Office)
    (865) 579-3987 (Fax)
    B
    Baptist Eye Surgeons
    3101 W Andrew Johnson Hwy
    Morristown, TN 37814
    (423) 581-1271 (Office)
    C
    Southeastern Retina Associates
    7800 Conner Rd
    Powell, TN 37849
    (865) 546-7701 (Office)
    D
    Baptist Eye Surgeons
    1124 E Weisgarber Rd Ste 207
    Knoxville, TN 37909
    (865) 482-3127 (Office)
    E
    Baptist Eye Surgeons
    1124 E Weisgarber Rd Ste 207
    Knoxville, TN 37909
    (865) 522-5453 (Office)
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    Baptist Eye Surgeons
    1124 E Weisgarber Rd Ste 207
    Knoxville, TN 37909
    (865) 588-0811 (Office)
    (865) 584-2153 (Fax)
    G
    Southeastern Retina Associates
    1124 E Weisgarber Rd Ste 207
    Knoxville, TN 37909
    (931) 337-0522 (Office)
    H
    Baptist Eye Surgeons
    628 Smithview Dr
    Maryville, TN 37803
    (865) 977-4528 (Office)
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    Baptist Eye Surgeons
    140 Capitol Dr
    Knoxville, TN 37922
    (865) 251-0727 (Office)
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