Dr. Ben Mahan, MD

Dr. Ben Mahan, MD

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Dr. Ben Mahan, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Tullahoma, TN and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

926 N Jackson St

Tullahoma, TN 37388

Contact Information

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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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Mahan's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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."

5  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

73  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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18  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

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mahan to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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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)

Dr Mahan did cataract surgery on both me and my wife. Results were excellent.
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