Dr. Tom L. Mitchell Jr., MD

Dr. Tom L. Mitchell Jr., MD

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Ophthalmology | Male | 62 years old

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.Read more

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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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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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  • 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

Procedures Performed

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

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Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Al Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    Brigham & Women's Hosp Harvard Med Sch

    Completed in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    Uab/Eye Foundation Hosp

    Completed in 1987

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Alabama At Birmingham

    Graduated in 1977

    University Of Tennessee

    Graduated in 1974

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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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.