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Dr. Jeffrey D. Horn is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in the surgical correction of vision. He studied at the State University of NY graduating with a BS in Biology, Summa Cum Laude, and then received his MD, graduating at the top of his class. Dr. Horn was also a member of the national medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha and the oldest academic honor society in the United States, Phi Beta Kappa.
Dr. Horn trained in internal medicine at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and performed his ophthalmology residency at Northwestern University. This was followed by a fellowship in corneal and refractive surgery at the University of California, San Diego.
In 1997 he joined Vanderbilt Medical Center specializing in cataract, lens replacement, corneal transplantation, and LASIK surgery. He was awarded as the Best Surgical Instructor by the ophthalmology residents he trained.
In 2005 he started his own private practice, Vision For Life, which is dedicated to providing the most advanced technologies in the field of vision correction. Dr. Horn continues to teach other eye surgeons around the world and has been prolific in his clinical research, helping to bring to fruition numerous lens implant technologies. In 2019 he was one of 12 surgeons nationwide selected to investigate the PanOptix lens. The PanOptix lens was the very first trifocal lens implanted in the United States and Dr. Horn was the first to implant PanOptix in Tennessee.
Among Dr. Horn’s numerous awards, he has been selected by his peers as one of the best physicians, one of the best eye surgeons and one of the top 250 premier cataract surgeons in America.
“The patient experience is the single most important focus of Vision for Life. I want my patients to feel like they are at home and not like a number. It’s all about putting patients at ease with warmth, compassion and following through with great results”.
B.S. - Suny Upstate Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY
M.D. - Suny Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY
American Board of Ophthalmology
Residency, Ophthalmology - Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Fellowship, Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery - University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Faculty & Staff Appointments
Staff Physician - Baptist Hospital, Nashville, TN
Staff Physician - St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, TN
Honors & Awards
Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society
Phi Beta Kappa
Best LASIK Surgery Center”, Finalist Nashville Scene’s Best of Nashville, 2021
“Best of Ophthalmology” Finalist, Tennessean’s Best of Music City, 2020 & 2021
“Best LASIK Surgery Center”, Nashville Scene’s Best of Nashville, 2020
“Top Doctors”, Nashville Lifestyles, Nominated by Castle Connolly 2019-2021
Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2018-2021
First surgeon in Middle TN to use the WaveLight Ex500 LASIK Laser, 2020
First surgeon in Middle TN to use Contoura Vision LASIK, 2020