Dr. Francis Decroos, MD

Dr. Francis Decroos, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
Dr. Francis Decroos, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Duke University in 2006 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery and ophthalmology.

1606 Gunbarrel Rd Ste 101

Chattanooga, TN 37421

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 93% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Vitreoretinal Surgery
more than 87% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

30  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cystoid Macular Edema
  • Degenerative Disorders
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Hyphema
  • Keratitis
  • Lattice Degeneration
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Ulcer
  • Visual Field Defects

11  Procedures

  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Indocyanine Green Angiography
  • Intravitreal Injection
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Pneumatic Retinopexy
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal 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.


  • Duke University
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Christiana Care Health System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Duke Eye Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Decroos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Decroos' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Decroos to family and friends
20 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Decroos' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. DeCroos and his staff are always friendly, professional and knowledgeable. They put you at ease with the exam. I have full confidence in this team. Would not hesitate to recommend Dr. DeCroos to anyone!
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Outstanding Has great respect and compassion for his patients. Will do all that is need to save your vision.
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One of the best and caring Doctors I have ever had. We love him. He saved my vision.
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We use this office for my son. He had a baseball injury so we follow up every year and I have to say we were Blessed to get Dr Decroos and his staff. He happened to be the one on call the evening of the accident. We cannot ask for a better group to have to go thru this with. Everyone we deal...more
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