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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
  • 40 comments

Areas of Expertise

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    Amblyopia
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    Cross Eyes / Strabismus
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    Ophthalmology
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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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    Adult Strabismus
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    Amblyopia
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    Crossed Eyes
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    Pediatric Strabismus
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    Pediatric Tumors
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    Retinopathy of Prematurity
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    Cataract Surgery
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    Nasolacrimal Procedures
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    Neuro-Ophthalmology
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    Pediatric Nasolacrimal Procedures
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    Pediatric Ophthalmology
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    Strabismus Surgery

Locations (3)

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

Education

  • 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.
Dr. Donahue and assistant were outstanding!!
August 18, 2021
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I really liked the doctor. He is very good at describing exactly what he will do and gave me the choice as to whether to do the procedure. I am very impressed.
July 29, 2021
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Dr. Donahue was amazing. He made sounds to keep my sons attention and help calm him while he looked at his eyes. He was very thorough but quick.
July 28, 2021
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I was very pleased with the entire process from start to finish and would highly recommend Dr. Donahue and the Vanderbilt eye institute to anyone needing services they provide.
July 17, 2021
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Everything was good. Could hear the dr discussing me outside the room. Nothing bad was said but was a little strange
July 12, 2021
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Provider was very confrontational and argumentative the first time he came in to the examining room. He seemed to be more concerned with the credentials of the referring provider. Seemed to be condescending. Upon his his return into the exam room, he acted very nice and professional. Very confusing. He seemed to provide good care, but it was honestly difficult to forget the attitude first shown to me. This made it hard to focus on my primary purpose of the visit.
July 10, 2021
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He was okay
July 7, 2021
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very efficient and professional
May 14, 2021
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Dr. Donahue addressed my issues and concerns and discussed his approach and goals and desired outcomes for proceeding with surgery and i was very encouraged and knew he was the perfect doctor for my problems.
May 5, 2021
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