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Dr. Peter Sonkin, MD

Ophthalmology*
3.4 (5)
Map Pin Small Nashville, TN
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Peter Sonkin, MD

Dr. Peter Sonkin, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Nashville, TN. Dr. Sonkin, completed a fellowship at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. Dr. Sonkin, completed a residency at University Tex SW. Patients rated Dr. Sonkin an average 3.4 star rating.

Dr. Sonkin works at Tennessee Retina in Nashville, TN with other offices in Clarksville, TN and Murfreesboro, TN. They frequently treat conditions like Retinal Vascular Occlusion, Diabetic Retinopathy and Hypertensive Retinopathy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Sonkin's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Nashville-Main Office
    345 23rd Ave N # 345, Nashville, TN 37203 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (615) 983-6000
  2. 2
    Clarksville
    141 Chesapeake Ln Ste 201, Clarksville, TN 37040 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (615) 320-1213
  3. 3
    Murfreesboro
    1272 Garrison Dr, Murfreesboro, TN 37129 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (615) 983-6000

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Tristar Centennial Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Retinal Vascular Occlusion
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Treatment frequency



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Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Diabetic Retinopathy
Hypertensive Retinopathy
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Macular or Retinal Edema
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Chorioretinal Scars
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Eye Cancer
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Cataract
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Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diplopia
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Dislocation of Lens
Disorder of Choroid
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Drusen
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Eye Infections
Eyelid Disorders
Floaters
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Glaucoma
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Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Lazy Eye
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Macular Hole
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Progressive High Myopia
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Ischemia
Retinoschisis
Senile Cataracts
Serous Detachment Retina
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
Acute Endophthalmitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Blepharitis
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blindness
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Diseases
Corneal Ulcer
Diabetic Cataracts
Dry Eyes
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Endophthalmitis
Eye Melanoma
Eyeball Contusion
Foveal and Macular Hypoplasia
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Hyphema
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Hypopyon
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Iridocyclitis
Keratitis
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Mechanical Strabismus
Migraine
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Nearsightedness
Ocular Hypertension
Ophthalmoplegic Migraine
Paralytic Strabismus
Pterygium
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinal Telangiectasia
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Strabismus
Tear Duct Disorders
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
B-Scan Ultrasound
Cataract Removal Surgery
Eye Test
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Farnsworth Lantern Test
Ultrasound
Vision Screening
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    About Dr. Peter Sonkin, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Specialties*
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1003991167
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University Tex SW
    Residency
    Internship
    • Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
    Internship
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Peter Sonkin, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Sonkin is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Sonkin has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Sonkin has seen patients for Retinal Vascular Occlusion, Diabetic Retinopathy and Hypertensive Retinopathy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Sonkin on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Sonkin. The overall rating for this provider is 3.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Sonkin.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Sonkin, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Sonkin appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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