Dr. David Couch, MD

Dr. David Couch, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. David Couch, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Kingsport, TN and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Mercer University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2412 N John B Dennis Hwy

Kingsport, TN 37660

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Macular Edema
very high
more than 98% of peers
Macular Hole
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Couch'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*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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6  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • 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.


  • Mercer University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Georgia Baptist Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of Kentucky
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • West Virginia University Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Couch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Couch's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Couch to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Couch's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Very kind! Excellent Doctor.
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