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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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  • 421 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Cross Eyes / Strabismus
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    Pediatric Cataract
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    Pediatric Ocular Tumor
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    Pediatric Ophthalmology

Conditions and Treatments

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    Cataract Surgery
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    Nasolacrimal Procedures
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    Pediatric Nasolacrimal Procedures
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    Pediatric Ophthalmology
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    Strabismus Surgery


2311 Pierce Avenue
Nashville, TN 37232
1670 West Main Street, Suite 100
Lebanon, TN 37087
4601 Carothers Parkway, Suite 360
Franklin, TN 37067

Programs and Clinics


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  • 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

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I was pleasantly surprised at the amount of time and level of concern.
March 14, 2023
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Dr Donahue is superb.
March 1, 2023
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February 14, 2023
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The eye testing was incredible !
January 26, 2023
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So good to have the best in the business who is friendly.
December 21, 2022
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Dr. Donahue was excellent and informative
December 20, 2022
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Care was impeccable & indicative of good management
November 17, 2022
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Dr Donahue is an excellent physician & I have every confidence that his knowledge & skill will be to my benefit.
November 17, 2022
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I had read very bad reviews about Dr Donahue and was wary about seeing him. He was wonderful. I don't know why there are so many bad reviews about him.
November 11, 2022
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