Dr. David A. Pifer, OD

Dr. David A. Pifer, OD

Optometry | Male | 54 years old

Our highest priority is the care of our patients. We guarantee you will be treated with dignity, compassion and respect. We will educate and encourage you to be involved in all aspects of your care. We will listen, value your input and attend to your needs. We will communicate in a clear, timely manner, share all pertinent information with you and support your decisions regarding your recommended treatment plan.Read more

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Our highest priority is the care of our patients. We guarantee you will be treated with dignity, compassion and respect. We will educate and encourage you to be involved in all aspects of your care. We will listen, value your input and attend to your needs. We will communicate in a clear, timely manner, share all pertinent information with you and support your decisions regarding your recommended treatment plan.Read more

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Dr. Pifer accepts 19 insurance carriers

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19 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • Advantica
  • Aetna
  • Avesis
  • Block Vision
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Davis Vision
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • National Vision Administrators, LLC
  • Opticare
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Spectera
  • Superior Vision
  • Tricare
  • Vision Benefits of America
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

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Dr. Pifer's Review Details
4.9 based on 244 responses
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Pifer
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (244)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (239)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (244)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (242)
Dr. Pifer's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (230)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (243)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (242)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (239)
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Specialties

  • Optometry

Conditions Treated

Dr. Pifer says..

Dr. Pifer has over 17 years of experience, including 14 years working in ophthalmology practices.  He has seen the majority of eye-related diseases a patient may encounter and has the clinical skills and decision making ability to ensure his patients are well taken care of. He specializes in the care of patients of all age groups. He is also proficient in the treatment and management of ocular diseases including glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetes. He incorporates the latest vision care technologies to aid the decision making process.

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  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eyes
  • Farsightedness
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia

Procedures Performed

Dr. Pifer says..

Dr. Pifer is proficient in the treatment and management of most eye conditions. His state-of-the-art progressive practice features the newest diagnostic technologies including the Optos Retinal Scan and the Optivue iWellness Scan. The practice features a patient-centered focus and is proactive in the wellness of its' patients. 

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  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Drops
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • LASIK
  • Optomap® Retinal Exam
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vision Screening

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Nova Southeastern University

    Graduated in 1998

  • Internship Hospital
    Clayton Eye Center-Morrow, Ga

    Completed in 1998

    United States Public Health Service-Lawton, Ok

    Completed in 1998

  • Undergraduate School
    Michigan State University

    Graduated in 1984

    University of South Florida

    Graduated in 1992

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

    Dr. Pifer has no awards or honors listed.

  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Pifer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Specializes in Optometry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Pifer's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Pifer

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Pifer's Care Philosophy

Our highest priority is the care of our patients. We guarantee you will be treated with dignity, compassion and respect. We will educate and encourage you to be involved in all aspects of your care. We will listen, value your input and attend to your needs. We will communicate in a clear, timely manner, share all pertinent information with you and support your decisions regarding your recommended treatment plan.

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Dr. Pifer says...

Dr. Pifer has over 17 years of experience, including 14 years working in ophthalmology practices.  He has seen the majority of eye-related diseases a patient may encounter and has the clinical skills and decision making ability to ensure his patients are well taken care of. He specializes in the care of patients of all age groups. He is also proficient in the treatment and management of ocular diseases including glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetes. He incorporates the latest vision care technologies to aid the decision making process.

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Dr. Pifer says...

Dr. Pifer is proficient in the treatment and management of most eye conditions. His state-of-the-art progressive practice features the newest diagnostic technologies including the Optos Retinal Scan and the Optivue iWellness Scan. The practice features a patient-centered focus and is proactive in the wellness of its' patients.