Dr. Ira A. Shivitz, MD

Dr. Ira A. Shivitz, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 64 years old

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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Dr. Shivitz is the best and most thorough eye care professional I have ever seen. I highly recommend Dr. Shivitz and the amazing staff at Cornea Consultants. I will not go anywhere else!
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Nearsighted Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Microsurgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive 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

  • Medical School
    Vanderbilt

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    Baylor University
  • Residency Hospital
    Baylor University
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Baylor University

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Affiliations

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Dr. Shivitz's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Shivitz's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Experience with Dr. Shivitz

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Shivitz's Care Philosophy

It is out 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.