Dr. Ira Shivitz, MD

Dr. Ira Shivitz, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
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65 y/o
(14)

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Dr. Ira Shivitz, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt in 1978 and specializes in ophthalmology.

Cornea Consultants of Nashville

2400 Patterson St Ste 201

Nashville, TN 37203
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Accepted insurance

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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

Floaters
very high
more than 99% of peers
Corneal Erosion
very high
more than 98% of peers
Herpetic Keratitis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shivitz 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.
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid 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
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • 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
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Nearsighted Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Ophthalmic Microsurgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • 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

  • Vanderbilt
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Baylor University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shivitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shivitz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shivitz to family and friends
5.0
based on 14 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Shivitz'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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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