Dr. David Underwood, MD

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Dr. David Underwood, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male

Hughes Eye Center 112 Stonebridge Blvd, Jackson, TN 38305 Get Directions
(731) 664-1994

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Dr. Underwood specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Jackson, TN. He practices at 1 location.

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based on 6 total surveys
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Underwood
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (6)
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 1
    Board Action

    Dr. Underwood has 1 board action

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    • Failure to complete continuing education requirements  (9/16/2015)
    • Action Taken: Fine
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Tennessee
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine, Uams, University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    University Ark

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    University Ark

    Completed in 1989

Awards & Recognition

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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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Dr. Underwood's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Underwood

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients