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Rachel W. Kuchtey MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
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    4.8
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  • 707 ratings
  • 50 comments

Areas of Expertise

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    Cataract- Pediatric/Adults
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    Glaucoma
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    Glaucoma Suspect-High Pressure
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    Ophthalmology

Conditions and Treatments

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    Glaucoma
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    Glaucoma Suspect
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    High Eye Pressure
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    Cataract Evaluation
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    Cataract Surgery
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    Glaucoma Lasers
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    Glaucoma Surgery
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    Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)
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    Optic Nerve Examination
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    Premium Intraocular Lens Implant

Location

2311 Pierce Avenue
Nashville, TN 37232

Programs and Clinics

Languages

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    Chinese
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    English

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine - West China University of Medical Sciences, 1991
  • Doctor of Philosophy - Cornell University, 1999
  • Internship - Brown University, 2000
  • Fellowship - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 2001
  • Residency - Cleveland Clinic, 2004
  • Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic, 2005

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology, 2005

Patient Comments

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*Dr. Kuchtey seemed hurried - I had been there 2 1/2 hours, we were discussing new options & I felt rushed & unable to fully understand the options & timeline.
June 23, 2022
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Took the time for me to be her patient, her only one. Explained everything to me and my driven without. Felt like I was taken care of instead of "next" mindset.
June 20, 2022
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*Dr. Kuchtey is outstanding for glaucoma care.
June 16, 2022
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Dr Kuchtey was highly professional and competent. She listened and explained clearly and effectively. She showed interest in my health.
June 13, 2022
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Doctor apologized for the wait time being so long
May 21, 2022
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Outstanding communication, answered all questions thoroughly
May 16, 2022
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The Best!!!
May 11, 2022
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As previously noted. Very thorough and detailed exam
April 29, 2022
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Dr Kuchtey always does a great job
April 25, 2022
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