Dr. Kathryn Byrd, MD

Dr. Kathryn Byrd, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Kathryn Byrd, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology.

6401 Poplar Ave Ste 324

Memphis, TN 38119

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Extraocular Muscle Surgery
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more than 11% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

11  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Chalazion
  • Diplopia
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders

6  Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye 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

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Methodist Hospital, Memphis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Tennessee / Memphis / College Of Medicine & Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Tennessee / Memphis / College Of Medicine & Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Byrd has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Byrd's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Byrd to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Byrd'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Byrd is the bomb! When my daughter was only 6 or so and had to get corrective lenses for accommodative esotropia, she explained to us what our program would be well into her teen years and that if we followed it, there was a likelihood that my daughter would grow out of the condition. And...more
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I cannot say enough good things about Dr.Byrd. She is excellent, going beyond expectations to make her patients feel at ease.
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