Dr. Ira Shivitz, MD
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Ophthalmology | Male

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.

Biography

Dr. Ira Shivitz, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Nashville, TN. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 39 years.

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    Dr. Shivitz's Reviews

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    based on 13 total surveys (1 with a review)
    Dr. Shivitz's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
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    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
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    • Staff friendliness
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    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (1)
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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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    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.

    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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    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    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

    Education

    • Medical School
      Vanderbilt

      Graduated in 1978

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

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    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