Dr. Tom Mitchell, MD

Dr. Tom Mitchell, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(3)
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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.

2752 Zelda Rd

Montgomery, AL 36106

Contact Information

(334) 271-3804

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Presbyopia
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more than 99% of peers
Stye
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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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
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • 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
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • 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

Dr. Mitchell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mitchell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mitchell to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Mitchell'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
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (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 accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • 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
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Vision Care Plan (VCP)
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Superior Vision
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

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