Dr. Ronald McFarland Sr, MD

Dr. Ronald McFarland Sr, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Ronald McFarland Sr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Meharry Medical College in 1980 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2021 Church St Ste 645

Nashville, TN 37203

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 93% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 92% of peers
Keratoconus
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. McFarland Sr'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McFarland Sr "As an ophthalmologist specializing in the treatment of the vision threatening disease known as "Glaucoma", it is important to me that all Tennesseans have access to premium quality eye care. It is with this mindset that we attempt to make ourselves available to all who would have us provide their services."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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13  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Trabeculectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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

  • Johnson C. Smith University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Meharry Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Usphs Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Tulane University Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Mass Ee Infirm-Harvard U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McFarland Sr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McFarland Sr's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McFarland Sr to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. McFarland Sr'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 (1)

He is the best practitioner I have ever worked with. He is very friendly and accepts all patients. Answers all calls during emergencies and fits me into the schedule whenever. Never met a better practitioner.
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