Dr. Nicholas Anderson, MD

Dr. Nicholas Anderson, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. Nicholas Anderson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr in 1999 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1124 E Weisgarber Rd Ste 207

Knoxville, TN 37909

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Anderson'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*

60  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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11  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal 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 Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Emory University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Anderson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Anderson's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Anderson to family and friends
70 total reviews (27 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (70)

  • 5
    (67)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Anderson'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

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (27)

I've had the best results to the health of my eyes due to his excellent care. He also is very personable.
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I am very satisfied with Dr. Anderson and his staff. All my visits have boon handled timely. I have no hesitation in recommending Dr. Anderson to any prospective patient.
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I have been going to Dr. Anderson for several years as he monitors my macular degeneration . He and his staff are always very efficient and appointments are right on time. I would recommend him for anyone needing a specialist in this area.
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Dr. Anderson did a fantastic job of explaining the nature of my eye issue, the plan to address it and the procedure itself. I recommend him highly to anyone who is in need of retinal care. He is very approachable with a pleasant manner.
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I had been seeing another retina specialist for 18 months. We did not feel comfortable with his explanations or the plan he had for my treatment. Today was the first time my husband and I met Dr. Anderson. He reviewed my history, explained my diagnosis and helped us come up with a plan of...more
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