Dr. Stephen Franklin, MD

Dr. Stephen Franklin, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Stephen Franklin, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Powell, TN. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

7800 Conner Rd

Powell, TN 37849

Contact Information

(865) 546-7140

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Diplopia
high
more than 85% of peers
Nearsightedness
high
more than 85% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
high
more than 81% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Franklin "At Center For Sight, our providers feel that vision is truly the most precious of the five senses. We understand the importance of comprehensive eye care, and we provide patients one location for all their needs, including an optical dispensary. We take great pride in our commitment to provide top quality care, dependable service, and patient satisfaction. We will enhance, maintain, and restore visual function, and improve lifestyles with prevention, education, and treatment."
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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
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Lesion Removal
  • Physical Examination
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • 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

  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • U Tenn
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Franklin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Franklin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Franklin to family and friends
4.3
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Franklin'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 (2)
in Knoxville, TN |
He answered all my questions and was very pleasant. Dr. Franklin took his time and didn't rush through the exam.
in Morristown, TN |
He's a kind doctor, but they charge far too much. Go elsewhere!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Franklin accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Network S
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care Network PPO
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Franklin has admitting privileges

Physicians Regional Medical Center
900 E Oak Hill Ave
Knoxville, TN 37917
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