Dr. Karla Johns, MD

Dr. Karla Johns, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 62
(7)
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Dr. Karla Johns, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Nashville, TN. She is 62 years old and has been practicing for 34 years.

2311 Pierce Ave

Nashville, TN 37232

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Diplopia
very high
more than 93% of peers
Eye Infections
high
more than 82% of peers

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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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Solar Retinopathy
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eyelid 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

  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Wi Hospital And Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Of Wi Hospital And Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Johns has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Johns does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Johns and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Johns' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Johns to family and friends
5.0
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Johns' 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)

in Nashville, TN |
I made an appointment to see Dr. Johns after reading all the great reviews. Dr. Johns exceeded my expectations. She took her time with my exam, answered all my questions and gave me very good advice on preserving my vision. Her instructions were clear, she is a very good clinician and is very...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Johns accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card
    Network C
    Network P
    Network S
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • Tricare
    Prime
    Standard
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare POS
    United Healthcare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Johns has admitting privileges

Tristar Centennial Medical Center
2300 Patterson St
Nashville, TN 37203
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Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1211 Medical Center Drive
Nashville, TN 37232
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