Dr. Alissa Hudson, MD

Dr. Alissa Hudson, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 42
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Dr. Alissa Hudson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Cookeville, TN and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in ophthalmology.

600 E Veterans Dr Ste A

Cookeville, TN 38501

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 16 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hudson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Floaters
very high
more than 99% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cataract
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

93  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroideremia
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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21  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Collagen Injection
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Hylaform Injection
  • LASIK
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Alabama
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Methodist Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • AAO (top 10% medical school class), 2001
  • oculoplastic resident award, 2002
Media & Publications

Dr. Hudson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hudson's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hudson to family and friends
37 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Hudson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Wouldn’t go anywhere else. I have complete confidence in her expertise. I love her staff and she has a beautiful optical store. got a wonderful pair of sunglasses after my cataract surgery. Don’t need prescription glasses any more!!
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Dr. Hudson is an amazing ophthalmologist. She takes time to answer questions. I highly recommend her.
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What a wonderful experience. Staff is so nice, glasses selection is the best I have seen anywhere in the area. Dr Hudson is the doctor for my whole family. Recommend her to anyone.
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My father had his cataract surgery and subsequently I had my LASIK. Our results are fabulous. Will never go to anyone else. Very knowledgeable and pleasure to see. Love the new office too!
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Dr Hudson is an excellent surgeon but their optical department is seriously lacking in quality. My glasses were made wrong three times so I thought it best to have the doctor check the prescription. They refused to give me an appointment with the doctor. After spending $244 plus the amount Medicare...more
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