Dr. Melanie Bennett-Sims, MD

Dr. Melanie Bennett-Sims, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 40
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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

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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

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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)
  • 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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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bennett-Sims to family and friends
4.1
based on 14 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 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 (5)

in Stone Mtn, GA
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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in Snellville , GA
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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in Loganville, GA
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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in STONE MOUNTAIN , GA
Dr. Bennett-Sims has been taking care of my family for years. It's nice to have someone that stays around and has grown with your family and makes you feel comfortable especially when dealing with your eyes. She's a very kind passionate and caring person. I just want to say thank you you're...more
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in Loganville, GA
I've been seen by Dr. Bennett-Sims often. I'm extremely impressed with her medical knowledge and her calm demeanor. She doesn't rush through my appointment, but rather will take as much time as necessary for me to understand my results. When she enters the room where I'm to be seen, there's...more
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