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Sean P. Donahue MD, PhD

Coleman Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, and Chief, Pediatric Ophthalmology Service
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  • 240 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Cross Eyes / Strabismus
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    Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
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    Pediatric Cataract
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    Pediatric Ocular Tumor
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    Pediatric Ophthalmology

Locations (3)

2311 Pierce Avenue
Nashville, TN 37232
1670 West Main Street, Suite 100
Lebanon, TN 37087

Programs and Clinics


  • Doctor of Philosophy - Emory University, 1988
  • Doctor of Medicine - Emory University, 1989
  • Internship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 1990
  • Residency - Eye and Ear Institute, University of Pittsburgh, 1993
  • Fellowship - University of Iowa Healthcare, 1994
  • Fellowship - University of Iowa Healthcare, 1995

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology, 1994

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Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
This goes for both people that saw me in the exam room, they left no stone unturned in terms of information, concerns, or even fears that other patients may have had. I will highly recommend Dr. Donahue and this practice for exceeding the best standards in medical care and humanness. Should be a model for any other practice that is struggling in this area.
January 21, 2021
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January 19, 2021
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Dr. Donahue and his assistant are both very caring and explain well.
January 11, 2021
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excellent service
January 8, 2021
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I would refer anyone to this practice.
December 16, 2020
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I wanted to know why I'm having double vision. I left not knowing anything different than when I came in.
November 28, 2020
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Dr. Donahue explains his procedure very very clearly.
November 25, 2020
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very thorough and understanding
November 19, 2020
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I think Dr. Donahue is incredibly awesome. Top of the line. We feel very fortunate to be able to see him. we travel 3 hours because we like him so much.
November 18, 2020
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