The Regional Eye Center

Ophthalmologists, General Surgeons

  • 135 W Ravine Rd Kingsport, TN 37660-3847 (423) 246-7372

Doctors in The Regional Eye Center

  • 4 star medical school
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  • 4 star hospital
  • 4 star medical school
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  • Completed fellowship
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  • 4 star hospital
  • 4 star medical school
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  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 4 star hospital
  • 3 star medical school
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The Regional Eye Center Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 4 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of The Regional Eye Center when asked is excellent. The Regional Eye Center has been reviewed by 4 patients. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at The Regional Eye Center as provided by patient reviews is 9 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

The Regional Eye Center Summary


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Medical Schools Attended

  • Wake Forest University School of Medicine
  • West Virginia University School of Medicine
  • Spartanburg Regional Medical Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • Johnson City Medical Center
  • Indian Path Med Ctr
  • Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center
  • Monroe Hospital
  • Morgan Hospital & Medical Center
  • Lee Regional Medical Center

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • German


  • Ophthalmologist
  • General Surgeon

Insurances Accepted

  • United Healthcare
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna

Information about Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment.

Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like The Regional Eye Center that specializes in ophthalmology (eye).

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice:

  • Access to doctors from various disciplines for referrals and advice
  • Better coverage on weekends and off-hours
  • One-stop clinics for comprehensive care and testing


The Regional Eye Center Details

4 are board certified
1 is 4 star rated by patients
4 went to a top rated school
3 are award winners
1 has a fellowship
9 minutes average wait time
2 are rated on
5 are male
2.27 average overall rating

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