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Dr. David Underwood, MD

Dr. David Underwood, MD

Ophthalmology ·  Male · Age 60


Dr. David Underwood, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Jackson, TN and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.

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(731) 201-0741

Dr. Underwood accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Universal American

Background Check

1 board action Found
  • Failure to complete continuing education requirements (9/16/2015)View details
No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Underwood's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Retina Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Underwood treats Retina Diseases more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Underwood treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Autoimmune Diseases

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Underwood treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Underwood treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Thyroid Disease

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Underwood treats Thyroid Disease more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Underwood treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Underwood's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cancer
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diplopia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Migraine
  • Night Blindness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Screening
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Watering Eyes

About Me

It's a new day at Hughes Eye Center. We treat many different eye diseases and conditions, including cataracts and glaucoma, and we offer products and services that we call "lifestyle changes." We work closely with your local eye and medical physician to provide you the best in medical and surgical eye care.


  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications


University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
Residency Hospital
University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
Internship Hospital
University of Arkansas for Medical Science College of Medicine
Medical School

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What People Say About Dr. David Underwood, MD
The optometrist did all of the preliminary work for my cataract surgery. I only got to speak to doctor Underwood because I asked to prior to the surgery. The surgery has left me with vision in one eye which is not clear at any distance. I plan to go to another doctor for the 2nd eye. I give two...Read More
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