Dr. Brian Jerkins, MD

Dr. Brian Jerkins, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Brian Jerkins, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Memphis, TN. He is 38 years old and has been practicing for 10 years.

6485 Poplar Ave

Memphis, TN 38119

Contact Information

(901) 767-3937

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • 35 More

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 98% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 90% of peers
Presbyopia
high
more than 85% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Trabeculectomy
  • 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

  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Methodist University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • UT Hamilton Eye Inst
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Oschner Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jerkins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jerkins' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jerkins to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Jerkins' 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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Nashville, TN |
Wonderful and caring doctor. Dr. Jerkins really has a heart for his patients.
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in Walls, MS |
Very knowledgeable in the optic field. The laser procedure I had done on both eyes to alleviate increasing pressure was painless & I left MECA driving my car with the same clear vision I had arrived with. Highly recommend this GOOD doctor.
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in Corinth, MS |
Dr. Jerkins is extremely kind,caring, and competent. I would higher recommend him to anyone with Glaucoma !!!! Also the staff at Meca is excellent!!!!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Jerkins accepts 44 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
    Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Galaxy Health Network
    Galaxy Health Network PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • Health Payors Organization
    Health Payors Organization PPO
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana Veterans
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • National Healthcare Alliance
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • PHCS
  • PPO Plus
    PPO Plus PPO
  • Prime Health Services
  • Provider Networks of America
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicaid
    United Healthcare
  • USA Managed Care Organization
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Jerkins has admitting privileges

Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis
6019 Walnut Grove Rd
Memphis, TN 38120
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Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women
6225 Humphreys Blvd
Memphis, TN 38120
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Methodist University Hospital
1265 Union Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
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Saint Francis Hospital
5959 Park Ave
Memphis, TN 38119
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