Dr. Ben Mahan, MD

Dr. Ben Mahan, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
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Dr. Ben Mahan, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Tullahoma, TN. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 38 years. Read his story

926 N Jackson St

Tullahoma, TN 37388

Contact Information

(931) 393-6004

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 13 More

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Blindness
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Glaucoma Surgery
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Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Mahan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mahan "Dr. Mahan received his medical degree and completed his internship at Oklahoma University College of Medicine and Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City. He served in the United States Air Force as a flight surgeon before completing an ophthalmology residency at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. He subsequently completed a glaucoma fellowship under the mentoring of Dr. Richard Simmons of Boston in affiliation with New England Glaucoma Research Foundation, the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Mahan has been board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology since 1988. He specializes in the treatment and surgery of glaucoma and cataracts. He has held teaching appointments at ophthalmology residency training programs over his career. His professional memberships include the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Tennessee Academy of Ophthalmology, and the Chandler-Grant Society. He is a graduate of the Tennessee Medical Association Physician Leadership College and has served in leadership positions on the board of the Tennessee Academy of Ophthalmology, Coffee County Medical Society, and at Harton Regional Medical Center."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mahan "Every effort is made to ensure patients have a clear understanding of their condition, treatment options, and probable outcome if treatment is declined. We encourage our patients to ask questions if they do not understand their condition, or the consequences of delaying or declining treatment."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo

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

  • Oklahoma University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • U Hlth Sci Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Wilford Hall U S a F Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • New England Glaucoma Research Foundation/ Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mahan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mahan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mahan to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Mahan'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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
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Dr Mahan did cataract surgery on both me and my wife. Results were excellent.
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Dr. Mahan accepts 22 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access
    Blue Access PPO
    Blue Advantage
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Advantage Plus
    Blue Advantage Plus HMO
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Card
    Blue Care Connection PPO
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Care Network
    Blue Care Network Advantage
    Blue Care Security
    Blue Care Security HMO
    Blue Care Security PPO
    Blue Choice
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice POS
    Blue Choice PPO
    Blue Cross
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue HMO
    Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement HMO
    Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement PPO
    Blue Preferred
    Blue Preferred PPO
    Blue Select
    Blue Solutions HMO
    Blue Traditional
    Blue Traditional HMO
    Blue Traditional POS
    Blue Traditional PPO
    Federal Employee Program
    Federal Employee Program BlueVision - High Option
    Federal Employee Program BlueVision - Standard Option
    FEP BlueVision - Standard Option
    Network P
    Network S
    Preferred Care Blue
    Preferred Care Blue PPO
    Preferred Plan PPO
    State Employees Program
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • POMCO Group
    POMCO Group PPO
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tricare
    Prime
    Standard
    TriCare for Life
    TRICARE Prime Overseas
    Tricare South
  • UnitedHealthCare
    AARP Medicare Complete Essential HMO
    AARP Medicare Complete Premier HMO
    AARP Medicare Complete Value HMO
    AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 1 HMO
    AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 2 HMO
    Basic PPO
    Bronze Copay Select
    Bronze HSA 100
    Choice HMO
    Choice Plus
    Choice Plus EPO
    Choice Plus HMO
    Choice Plus PPO
    Commercial HMO
    Community Plan
    Core
    Core Essentials
    Core PPO
    Fiserv
    Golden Rule HMO
    Golden Rule POS
    Golden Rule PPO
    Heritage Choice
    Heritage Select
    Medicaid
    Medicare Advantage
    Medicare Advantage - Chronic Complete HMO-SNP
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Medicare Supplement PPO
    Optimum Choice HMO
    Options
    Options EPO
    Options POS
    Optum Choice
    OptumHealth Care Solutions
    PacifiCare
    Secure Horizons
    Secure Horizons PPO
    Select HMO
    UMR
    UMR United Medical Resources
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Mahan has admitting privileges

Harton Regional Medical Center
1801 N Jackson St
Tullahoma, TN 37388
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