Dr. Thomas C. Teather, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 51

1478 Highland Ave Ste A
Melbourne, FL 32935
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Dr. Teather's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Holmes Regional Medical Center
1350 South Hickory Street
Melbourne, FL 32901

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Florida Eye Associates
Florida Eye Associates
1478 Highland Ave Ste A
Melbourne, FL 32935
Florida Eye Associates Inc
Florida Eye Associates Inc
5510 Murrell Rd
Melbourne, FL 32940
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    Dr. Teather's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
    1
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Enucleation of Eye
    • Eyelid Surgery
    2
    • Cataract
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Dry Eyes
    • Esotropia
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Hypertropia
    • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
    • Migraine
    • Nystagmus
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Visual Field Defects
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    Background Check for Dr. Teather

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.
    • Unknown  (8/22/2002)
    • Action Taken: Surrender
    • Summary: Dr. Thomas Charles Teather, Lic #050924, Docket #2003-0012

      NATURE OF COMPLAINT

      The physician has voluntarily surrendered his license as the final disposition of disciplinary proceedings presently pending or which could be brought against him.

      ACTION TAKEN

      Voluntary surrender of license

    • State: Georgia

    1 Board Action

    • Wrong-site surgery  (2/17/2010)
    • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    • Summary: Dr. Thomas Charles Teather; License # ME66195; Case # 2007-25637

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician previously on 02-17-2009 entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Florida Board of Medicine.

      Action Taken-Obligations Satisfied

    • State: Florida
    4

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Hahnemann University
    Graduated in 1989

    Internship Hospital

    Maryland General Hospital
    Complete in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    Maryland General Hospital/Friedenwald Eye Inst.

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Tenn /Le Bonheur Chldns Med Center
    5

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Teather & Staff

    • English
    • German
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Teather's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Holmes Regional Medical Center where Dr. Teather has admitting privileges:

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Teather

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Teather to family and friends

    57 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Teather's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    55 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    58 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    58 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 55 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Teather
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    58 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    58 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    58 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    58 responses
    below
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    Florida Eye Associates
    1478 Highland Ave Ste A
    Melbourne, FL 32935
    (321) 727-2020 (Office)
    B
    Florida Eye Associates Inc
    5510 Murrell Rd
    Melbourne, FL 32940
    (321) 727-2020 (Office)
    C
    3200 N Wickham Rd
    Melbourne, FL 32935
    (321) 253-3550 (Office)
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