Dr. George Cheij, MD

Dr. George Cheij, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. George Cheij, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4306 Harding Pike Ste 304

Nashville, TN 37205

Contact Information

(615) 385-2020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Stye
high
more than 89% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
normal
more than 76% of peers

Dr. Cheij'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

67  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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12  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Corneal Tattooing
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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

  • E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • U SC Columbia/Richland Meml Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cheij has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Croatian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cheij's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cheij to family and friends
16 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Cheij's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Cheiji displays EXCELLENT patient mannerisms.. Explains in great detail with visualization the disease process. Takes extra time and patience with the elderly.. I am so appreciative of thecare he gave my mother..
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Dr Cheij is a great doctor. I was really bad off when I came into his office, unable to walk, in a wheelchair. He was nice enough to help my mother and wheel me out to the car, even run back to his office and grab me sunshades for my dilated eyes. He is a very caring man and will spend time...more
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Dr. Check did my first cataract surgery and did a wonderful job. He is very kind and easy to talk with.
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