Dr. Melanie Bennett-Sims, MD

Dr. Melanie Bennett-Sims, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
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Dr. Melanie Bennett-Sims, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Snellville, GA and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from Morehouse School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2377 Lenora Church Rd

Snellville, GA 30078

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bennett-Sims performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 87% of peers
Trichiasis
high
more than 85% of peers
Glaucoma
high
more than 75% of peers

Dr. Bennett-Sims'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*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
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9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Spelman College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Morehouse School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Florida-Gainesville
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Georgetown/Geo Wash Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Johns Hopkins/Wilmer
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bennett-Sims has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bennett-Sims' Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bennett-Sims to family and friends
16 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Bennett-Sims' 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 (7)

Wonderful doctor always available thorough kind and down to earth. My whole family goes to her including my 4 year old granddaughter. I would recommend Dr. Bennett-Sims to anyone young or old. She’s the best
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Love Dr. Bennett-Sims. She's the most thorough eye doctor that I've gone to. I didn't know I had glaucoma until I began to see her and I've been going to the eye doctor since 1987 when I first got glasses. She's great and so is Carlin Vision. I would tell anyone that if you need an eye doctor,...more
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4th anniversary of very little sight in my eye after this doctor - MB-S, performed a SIMPLE cataract surgery. I returned home without a lens, 34 days later a lens was placed with very little positive results. I have spent thousands of dollars on medications and many doctors to know that my eye can...more
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I have been going to Dr. Bennett-Sims for severe dry eye and I am so pleased. I feel respected and listened to. After following her protocol and plan I have experienced significant relief from dry eye. She continues to test and examine my eyes and makes changes in my treatment and protocol...more
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Excellent physician. Calm, clear, professional, honest. I highly recommend her to anyone seeking a physician who is pleasant, caring, and highly attentive to overall eye health, especially in diabetic patients. I trust her completely.
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