Dr. Stuart Sullins, OD

Dr. Stuart Sullins, OD

Optometry  |  

Accepting new patients

Stuart Andrew Sullins, OD is a native of Athens and was educated in both the Athens City and McMinn County schools. He attended and received a Bachelor’s of Science in Zoology from Auburn University in 1997. He was a member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity and Alpha Epsilon Delta pre-medical honorary. Dr. Sullins received his Doctorate of Optometry from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Optometry in 1997. He received the ALCON Excellence Award and the VSP Excellence in Primary Care. Upon completion of his Doctor’s degree he completed a one-year residency in ocular disease at Northeastern State College of Optometry, Tahlequah, OK. In addition to his personal clinical training, Dr. Sullins did mentoring and clinical teaching of the optometry students. Dr. Sullins returned home to practice with his father, brother and sister-in-law in the practice that his grandfather began in 1939. He is a full partner and Chief of Optical Services. His responsibilities include the high technology lens and contact lens part of the examination experience. Dr. Sulllins keeps the practice up-to-date on new thinking related to contemporary eye care instrumentation. He is a member of the medical staff and has clinical privileges at Woods Memorial Hospital and Sweetwater Hospital. He has special interests in Low Vision Rehabilitation. Dr. Sullins is active in his community, serving as a member of the Athens-McMinn County YMCA Board of Directors, the Athens Chamber of Commerce Board, the Springbrook Golf and Country Club Board, and the Staff-Parish Relations Committee at Keith Memorial United Methodist Church, where he also teaches senior high Sunday School. He is a member of Athens Kiwanis Club, and he assists in the coaching of the McMinn County High School Tennis Team. Dr. Sullins and his wife Amy, Instructor of Secondary Education at Tennessee Wesleyan College who is completing her PhD at the University of Tennessee, have two sons George and Andy. Dr. Sullins’ hobbies are golf and tennis. They are wonderful assets to the Athens community.

Sullins Eye Center

620 Englewood Rd

Madisonville, TN 37354
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Care Philosophy

We know your vision is important to you - and it's important to us. When you come for your appointment, we make sure to schedule ample time for your appointment so you will never feel rushed. Our office provides complete eye care for both adults and children. Our comprehensive eye examinations will check your eyes inside and out for any potential eye disorders or diseases. Your visual skills and abilities are carefully evaluated and appropriate treatment is prescribed, whether it's medication, lenses, or vision therapy. We are prepared to handle whatever your eyecare needs are, and will treat them with the latest in diagnostic equipment and are committed to keeping up with eye care technology.
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  • Optometry
  • Cornea & Contact Management
  • Low Vision Rehabilitation
  • Vision Therapy

Board Certifications

Dr. Sullins does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cataract
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Glaucoma
  • Night Blindness
  • Watering Eyes


  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Patch
  • Eyeglasses
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vision Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sullins accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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