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Karen M. Joos MD, PhD

Professor of Ophthalmology
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  • 205 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Glaucoma Suspect-High Pressure
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    Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
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    Pediatric Ophthalmology


2311 Pierce Avenue
Nashville, TN 37232

Programs and Clinics


  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Iowa, 1987
  • Internship - Saint Joseph Hospital, 1988
  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Iowa, 1990
  • Residency - University of Iowa Healthcare, 1992
  • Fellowship - Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, 1994

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology, 1994

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.
I have recommended *Dr. Karen Joos to others.
December 28, 2020
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Always feel rushed. Again, waiting areas full!!
December 23, 2020
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Dr. Joos provided an excellent experience as usual.
December 13, 2020
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Been with Dr. Joos over 20 years, she is the best when not slammed with patients and everything is backed up.
December 7, 2020
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Dr Joos is a Wonderful Eye Specialist. Very detailed, very professional and a caring person
November 25, 2020
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Listen and answered all my questions.
November 19, 2020
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*Dr. Joos is very thorough and explained test results. She answers all my questions & takes time with me.
November 3, 2020
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Good experience with the nurses and assistants were courteous and cared for patients
November 2, 2020
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Dr Joos is a very good doctor. I trust her and this is a lot to me.
November 1, 2020
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