Dr. Stephen Hammond, MD

OphthalmologyMaleAge 44

Dr. Hammond
Accepting new patients

Jackson Clinic PA

2863 HIGHWAY 45 BYP Jackson, TN 38305

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(731) 664-1375

Dr. Stephen Hammond, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Jackson, TN and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine medical school in 1974. He is affiliated with Jackson - Madison County General Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Hammond to book an appointment.

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Background Check

1 board action Found
  • Failure to complete continuing education requirements (7/20/2016)View details
No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Hammond's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hammond treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Hammond treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hammond treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Hammond treats this condition more than 84% of his peers


Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hammond treats Headache more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Hammond treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Exertional Headache
  • Benign Sex Headache
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Tension-Type Headache
  • Cluster Headache
  • Cough Headache
  • Drug Rebound Headache
  • Headaches (Shunt Related)
  • Hypertension Headache
  • Icepick Headache
  • Lower Half Headache
  • Mild Headache
  • Muscle Contraction Headache
  • Post-Traumatic Headache
  • Psychogenic Headache
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Severe Headache
  • Tension Headache
  • Vascular Headache
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Dr. Hammond's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Diplopia
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Graves' Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Headache
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • HIV Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Nausea
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Retina Diseases
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Hammond accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Choice Care PPO
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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (13)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (13)
  • Explained conditions well (13)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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Very thorough quality ophthalmologist, excellent service. I've had corneal abrasions, yes I'm a boy mom, that were very painful and he treated me well.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Dr. Stephen Hammond, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Jackson, TN and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University...Read more


  • Ophthalmology


Mc Ga Hospital
Residency Hospital
Baptist Memorial Hospital Memphis
Internship Hospital
University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Medical School

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What are Dr. Stephen Hammond, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Hammond frequently treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis), All Headaches (incl. Migraine), and Headache. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Hammond treats.

Where is Dr. Stephen Hammond, MD's office located?

Dr. Hammond's office is located at 2863 HIGHWAY 45 BYP, Jackson, TN 38305. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Jackson Clinic PA2863 HIGHWAY 45 BYP Jackson, TN 38305

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Affiliated Hospitals

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Jackson - Madison County General Hospital

Jackson, TN

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average