Dr. Gary Jerkins, MD

Dr. Gary Jerkins, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Gary Jerkins, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr in 1977 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4306 Harding Pike Ste 202

Nashville, TN 37205

Contact Information

(615) 297-6591

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 88% of peers
more than 80% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
more than 80% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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4  Procedures

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.


  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Metro Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • U Tenn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jerkins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jerkins' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jerkins to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Jerkins' 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 (1)

Dr. Jerkins explains eye issues in a way that's completely scientific, but comes across as completely understandable to a layperson. I can't say enough how the entire staff at this office is very professional from sign in to check out. If you want top notch eye care in the Nashville area, do...more
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