Dr. Tom Mitchell Jr, MD

Dr. Tom Mitchell Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
63 y/o
3 reviews

Accepting new patients

Tom Lyle Mitchell, Jr., MD is a cum laude graduate in biomedical engineering from the University of Tennessee and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He received his Medical Degree, cum laude, from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1981. He completed his internship in internal medicine at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston. Prior to completing a residency in ophthalmology at the Eye Foundation Hospital, UAB Medical Center, Birmingham, he practiced as an emergency room physician. Dr. Mitchell is board-certified in ophthalmology and joined Montgomery Eye Physicians in 1987. He practices comprehensive ophthalmology and specializes in upper eyelid surgery, having performed functional blepharoplasty for the past 25 plus years. Originally from Birmingham, Dr. Mitchell and his wife Darby have three grown sons and two grandchildren. He enjoys fly fishing, tennis, gardening and playing the guitar....See Less

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2752 Zelda Rd

Montgomery, AL 36106
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Mitchell Jr's Experience

Dr. Mitchell Jr's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Chalazion
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Macular Edema
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


  • Blepharoplasty
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • University Of Tennessee
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Univ Of Al Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Brigham & Women's Hosp Harvard Med Sch
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Uab/Eye Foundation Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Mitchell Jr's Reviews

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Dr. Mitchell Jr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in Wetumpka AL |
Dr. Mitchell and the entire staff are wonderful. Both my husband and I saw him for the first time within the past 6 months and were very pleased. Dr. Mitchell's knowledge, thoroughness, and compassion were very impressive!
in Prattville, Al |
Good doctor! Well informed and easy to listen. Good bedside manners.
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Dr. Mitchell Jr accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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1725 Pine St
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