Dr. David Underwood, MD

Dr. David Underwood, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
60 y/o
(54)

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Dr. David Underwood, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Jackson, TN and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Hughes Eye Center

112 Stonebridge Blvd

Jackson, TN 38305
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Underwood's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Retina Diseases
very high
very high

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
high
high

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
normal
normal

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

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1989
    University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Residency Hospital
    1989
  • 1985
    University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Internship Hospital
    1985
  • 1984
    University Of Arkansas For Medical Science College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1984

Dr. Underwood's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Underwood

4.6

Based on 54 reviews

5 Stars
85.18518518518519%
(46)
4 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(2)
3 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(2)
2 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(2)
1 Star
3.7037037037037037%
(2)

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Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Underwood's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. David Underwood, MD
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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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Insurance accepted

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

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