Dr. Dennis Matzkin, MD

Dr. Dennis Matzkin, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Dennis Matzkin, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of The Witwatersrand/Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1980 and specializes in ophthalmology.

7405 Shallowford Rd Ste 420

Chattanooga, TN 37421

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  • Aetna
  • 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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1 Malpractice Claim Found
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Matzkin's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Retina Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matzkin treats Retina Diseases more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Matzkin treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matzkin treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Matzkin treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Eye Infections
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matzkin treats Eye Infections more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Matzkin treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Matzkin's conditions and procedures:

Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Astigmatism
Autoimmune Diseases
Bell's Palsy
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Benign Tumor
Black Eye
Blepharitis
Blepharoplasty
Blindness
Blocked Tear Duct
Brain Disorders
Cancer
Cataract
Cataract Removal Surgery
Chorioretinal Scars
Conjunctivoplasty
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Diseases
Corneal Ulcer
Diabetic Eye Disease
Diabetic Retinopathy
Diplopia
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Drusen
Dry Eyes
Ectropion of Eyelid
Entropion
Enucleation of Eye
Esotropia
Excision of Chalazion
Exotropia
Extraocular Muscle Surgery
Eye Cancer
Eye Disease
Eye Examination
Eye Infections
Eye Procedure
Eye Surgery
Eyelid Disorders
Eyelid Spasm
Eyelid Surgery
Farsightedness
Floaters
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Glaucoma
Glaucoma Surgery
Glaucoma Treatment
Headache
Herpetic Keratitis
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
Keratitis
LASIK
Macular Degeneration
Macular Edema
Migraine
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Nystagmus
Ocular Hypertension
Ocular Prosthetics
Optic Neuritis
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Parasitic Endophthalmitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Presbyopia
Pterygium
Pterygium Surgery
Refractive Surgery
Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
Retina Diseases
Retinal Detachment
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Sarcoidosis
Senile Cataracts
Sjögren's Syndrome
Strabismus
Stye
Tear Duct Disorders
Temporal Arteritis
Ulcer
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Vascular Disease
Visual Field Defects
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery

About Me

Care Philosophy

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

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1994
    Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1994
    Mount Vernon Hospital, Ny
    Internship Hospital
    1994
  • 1991
    Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein College Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
    1991
  • 1988
    Johannesburg Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1988
    Groote Schuur Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1982
    Johannesburg General Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1982
  • 1980
    University Of The Witwatersrand/Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School
    1980
  • 1977
    University Of The Witwatersrand
    Undergraduate School
    1977

Dr. Matzkin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Matzkin

4.4

Based on 69 reviews

5 Stars
73.91304347826087%
(51)
4 Stars
14.492753623188406%
(10)
3 Stars
2.898550724637681%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
8.695652173913043%
(6)

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Dr Matzkin was very attentive to my concerns and his staff was very friendly. After minor surgery and a new prescription I am able to enjoy my hunting and fishing passions again.
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After years of problems with my eyes watering excessively Dr Matzkin diagnosed the problem and after two short office procedures he corrected the problem. He is very thorough and knowledgeable of the latest procedures. I am very pleased with Dr. Matzkin and his practice.
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Dr. Matzkin is the only eye specialist I trust with my eyes. His expertise in many eye related conditions is important to me. He is patient, on time, and cares about each of us. Glad I found him.
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I had cataract and multi-focal lens procedures with Dr. Matzkin and am beyond thrilled with the results! I had been wearing mono-vision contacts and/or bifocal glasses for vision correction for the past 20 years with only mediocre results and prescriptions that were getting stronger by the year. ...Read More
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Dr. Matzkin and his staff are amazing!
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