Dr. David Newsom, MD

Dr. David Newsom, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
67 y/o
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Accepting new patients

Dr. David Newsom, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Hendersonville, TN. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Read his story

David L Newsom MD

394 W Main St Ste B14

Hendersonville, TN 37075
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Herpetic Keratitis
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more than 77% of peers
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
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more than 62% of peers
Dry Eyes
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more than 60% of peers

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Dr. Newsom's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Newsom "Caring and very professional doctor. I am proud to have practiced here in Hendersonville for many years. I am also a local resident interested in our community."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Newsom does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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 Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Vanderbilt University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Newsom has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Newsom has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Newsom's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Newsom to family and friends
3.9
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Newsom's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Hendersonville, TN |
Dr Newsom was very knowledgeable about my specific diagnosis and spent the time to explain it to me. He was very professional yet friendly. He made me feel comfortable and welcomed.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Newsom accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Newsom has admitting privileges

Tristar Hendersonville Medical Center
355 New Shackle Island Rd
Hendersonville, TN 37075
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