Dr. Carl Awh, MD

Dr. Carl Awh, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
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58 y/o
(13)

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Dr. Carl Awh, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.

Tennessee Retina

345 23rd Ave N Ste 350

Nashville, TN 37203
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid of Tennessee
  • Medicare
  • PHCS
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 98% of peers
Macular Edema
very high
more than 98% of peers
Macular Hole
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Awh'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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12  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Endoscopy
  • Eye Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • 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 Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Awh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Awh's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Awh'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 (4)

I have been under Dr. Awh's care for 20+ years. Absolutely the best eye specialist out there. I am a Type 1 diabetic. He saved my vision over 20 years ago and continues to monitor and advise me. He's so patient, caring, professional, and he seems more like a family member than my doctor. I am so...more
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Dr. Awh has been wonderful - Personable care and interest in patients. Practice is very busy environment, staff helpful.
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Very professional, personable, knowledgeable, attentive, not rushed,
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Great experience. Friendly and very professional. I had an issue on Tuesday. They got me on Wednesday.
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