Dr. Brian Jerkins, MD

Dr. Brian Jerkins, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 39
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Dr. Brian Jerkins, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr in 2008 and specializes in ophthalmology.

6485 Poplar Ave

Memphis, TN 38119

Contact Information

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

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

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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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

45  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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8  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

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jerkins to family and friends
5 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Jerkins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (4)

I was referred to Dr. Brian Jerkins for acute angle-closure glaucoma following numerous surgeries related to a detached retina. Dr. Jerkins assessed my condition and quickly got me into emergency surgery. He handled my “complicated” case with competence and caring. He has been transparent in...more
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Wonderful and caring doctor. Dr. Jerkins really has a heart for his patients.
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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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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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