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About Dr. Karen M Joos
Dr. Karen M Joos, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Nashville, TN. She has 31 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Joos is affiliated with Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Joos has received 2 awards. She speaks English.
Dr. Karen M Joos has the following 1 specialty
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.
- Eye Pain
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Vision Issues
- Macular Degeneration
- Lasik Surgery
- Eye Exam
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2015)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Dr. Joos is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
31 Years Experience
University Of Iowa Roy J And Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1987
Jackson Health System
Dr. Karen M Joos accepts the following insurance providers.
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Locations & DirectionsVanderbilt Eye Institute, 2311 Pierce Ave, Nashville, TN
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