Dr. Karla Johns, MD

Dr. Karla Johns, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Karla Johns, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 34 years. She graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2311 Pierce Ave

Nashville, TN 37232

Contact Information

(615) 936-2020

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Johns'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*

73  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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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

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Dr. Johns' Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

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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