Terrence Doherty, MD
Board Certified Ophthalmologist
Fellowship-trained LASIK Surgeon
Fellowship-trained Corneal Surgeon
iLASIK and iCataract Specialist
Member of American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, and Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology and certified by American College of Eye Surgeons
First surgeon in Tennessee to perform IntraLase Enabled Keratoplasty (IEK)
Upon receiving his Medical degree, summa cum laude, from St. Louis University School of Medicine, Dr. Terrence Doherty completed his residency in Ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. While at Case Western, Dr. Doherty was promoted to Chief Resident of Ophthalmology and established the Surgical Video Teaching conference for the residency program. After his residency, Dr. Doherty completed his Cornea and Refractive Surgery Fellowship at the prestigious Emory University in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Doherty is a board certified ophthalmologist, a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, The Cornea Society, and the Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology. He has been published and lectured on numerous occasions, assisted in surgical training programs for other ophthalmologist at national meetings, and is an active member of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Medical Honor Society.
Dr. Doherty has been with Loden Vision Centers since 2007 and remains on the forefront of technological development with regards to corneal transplants and refractive surgeries, including the blade-free iLASIK® procedure. He was the first surgeon in the state of Tennessee to perform cornea transplants using the femtosecond laser, a technique called Intralase® Enabled Keratoplasty (IEK). He also regularly performs Descemet’s Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK), a partial thickness suture-free corneal transplant for patients with certain types of corneal diseases such as Fuch’s Dystrophy. Each year Dr. Doherty does hundreds of cataract surgeries, using the most advanced intraocular lens technology and manages a wide variety of glaucoma patients. He has also traveled to Haiti where he performed cataract surgeries as part of a mission trip for the Surgical Eye Expeditions (SEE) Foundation.
Dr. Doherty and his wife, also an eye doctor, have three daughters and live in the Nashville area, where they are active members of their church and community. They are avid music lovers and enjoy cooking as well as a variety of outdoor actives including soccer and golf.