Dr. Dennis C. Matzkin, MD

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Dr. Dennis C. Matzkin, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

ALLIED EYE 7405 Shallowford Rd Ste 420, Chattanooga, TN 37421 Get Directions
(423) 855-8522

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      • Anthem Blue Cross
      • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • AvMed
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
      • Bluegrass Family Health
      • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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      • Humana
      • Medicaid
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      4.3 based on 18 responses
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      • Helpfulness
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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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      Dr. Matzkin's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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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)
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      Specialties

      • Ophthalmology
      • Neuro-Ophthalmology

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      • Ophthalmology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acute Endophthalmitis
      • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
      • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
      • Astigmatism
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
      • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
      • Benign Tumor
      • Blepharitis
      • Blindness
      • Blocked Tear Duct
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cataract
      • Chalazion
      • Chorioretinal Scars
      • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
      • Corneal Diseases
      • Corneal Ulcer
      • Dacryoadenitis
      • Diabetic Eye Disease
      • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
      • Diabetic Retinopathy
      • Diplopia
      • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
      • Drusen
      • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • Dry Eyes
      • Ectropion of Eyelid
      • Endophthalmitis
      • Entropion
      • Esotropia
      • Exotropia
      • Eye Cancer
      • Eye Disease
      • Eye Infections
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Eyelid Spasm
      • Farsightedness
      • Floaters
      • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
      • Glaucoma
      • Headache
      • Herpetic Keratitis
      • Iridocyclitis
      • Keratitis
      • Macular Degeneration
      • Macular Edema
      • Migraine
      • Ocular Hypertension
      • Optic Neuritis
      • Paralytic Strabismus
      • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
      • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
      • Presbyopia
      • Pterygium
      • Purulent Endophthalmitis
      • Retina Diseases
      • Retinal Detachment
      • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Senile Cataracts
      • Strabismus
      • Stye
      • Tear Duct Disorders
      • Temporal Arteritis
      • Trichiasis
      • Ulcer
      • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
      • Vascular Disease
      • Visual Field Defects
      • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

      Procedures Performed

      • Blepharoplasty
      • Cataract Removal Surgery
      • Conjunctivoplasty
      • Enucleation of Eye
      • Excision of Chalazion
      • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
      • Eye Examination
      • Eye Procedure
      • Eye Surgery
      • Eyelid Surgery
      • Glaucoma Surgery
      • Glaucoma Treatment
      • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
      • LASIK
      • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
      • Ocular Prosthetics
      • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
      • Pterygium Surgery
      • Refractive Surgery
      • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
      • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
      • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)

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        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of The Witwatersrand/Faculty Of Health Sciences

        Graduated in 1980

      • Internship Hospital
        Johannesburg General Hospital

        Completed in 1982

        Mount Vernon Hospital, Ny

        Completed in 1994

      • Residency Hospital
        Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University

        Completed in 1994

        Groote Schuur Hospital

        Completed in 1988

        Johannesburg Hospital

        Completed in 1988

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein College Of Medicine

        Completed in 1991

      • Undergraduate School
        University Of The Witwatersrand

        Graduated in 1977

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Specializes in Ophthalmology
      • Board certified in Ophthalmology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Matzkin's Office & Staff

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      Dr. Matzkin's Care Philosophy

      Dr. Matzkin cares about his patients and takes the time to explain the problem and solution presented by each patient.