Dr. Erich Groos Jr, MD

Dr. Erich Groos Jr, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
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57 y/o
(16)

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Dr. Erich Groos Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.

Cornea Consultants of Nashville

2400 Patterson St Ste 201

Nashville, TN 37203
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Alliant Health Plans
  • American General
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Groos Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Floaters
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 95% of peers
Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Groos Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Groos Jr "It is our commitment and duty to treat all patients equally with the upmost dignity and respect. Each and every patient should leave our office feeling as though they are our only patient and that they have received the best care possible by all staff members."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

58  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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17  Procedures

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • LASIK
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Wisconsin / Madison
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of California
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Groos Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Groos Jr' Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Groos Jr to family and friends
16 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Groos Jr' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

One of the best and most reliable doctors who has ever cared for me! I highly recommend him for your eye care needs!
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Dr. Gross did my cataract surgery and my subsequent eye exams. My previous ophthalmologist referred me to him because she thought my cataract surgery would be complicated by my previous cornea surgery. My vision is excellent now, almost perfect. Dr. Gross is excellent in the operating room and at...more
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My previous provider retired and my Internal Medicine doctor recommended Dr Groos. While Dr Groos was excellent, the practice, Cornea Consultants, has some deceptive billing practices. Insurance did not pay because Cornea was not using the correct code. (??) Cornea would not change the code so...more
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He restored my site to a level I didn't think could happen. He was excited and as happy about it as I was.
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