Dr. Robert Estes, MD

Dr. Robert Estes, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Robert Estes, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1976 and specializes in ophthalmology and pediatric ophthalmology.

2311 Pierce Ave

Nashville, TN 37232

Contact Information

(615) 936-2020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee

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Top Care Areas

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

Lazy Eye
very high
more than 98% of peers
Exotropia
very high
more than 96% of peers
Esotropia
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Estes'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.

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

62  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease

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4  Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy

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

  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Santa Clara Vly Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Mi
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University In
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Estes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Estes' Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Estes to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Estes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

This doctor is one of the most rude, heartless and uncaring doctor I have ever seen. His words to my ten year old daughter was,"Once you accept the fact of not being able to see the quicker you can move on with your life". My question was, "What can I do?" He said,"Let her live her life. You have...more
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