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Sean P. Donahue MD, PhD

Coleman Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, and Chief, Pediatric Ophthalmology Service

Areas of Expertise

  • Amblyopia
  • Cross Eyes / Strabismus
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Cataract
  • Pediatric Ocular Tumor
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology


2311 Pierce Avenue
Nashville, TN 37232
1670 West Main Street, Suite 100
Lebanon, TN 37087
4601 Carothers Parkway, Suite 360
Franklin, TN 37067


  • English


  • 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 was pleasant, kind, great at explaining everything, and very professional. He gave me hope about my double vision.
May 17, 2024
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Dr Donohue's assistant was amazing. Dr. D was fine but obviously didn't have as much time to spend with me. I felt he adequately addressed everything he needed to.
May 10, 2024
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I was extremely pleased with Dr Donahue. Very personable and explained everything very carefully.
May 2, 2024
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My case is challenging, and the doctor snd the PA spent all the time needed to address it. Two thumbs up.
April 4, 2024
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Great experience
April 3, 2024
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Very good experience
March 20, 2024
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Good experience and was very excited about the treatment. And very nice nurse who help me a lot to understand what was going on with my eyes. Thank you all so much.
March 13, 2024
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We will tell all of our family and friends about the wonderful experience at the Eye Institute.
February 15, 2024
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February 6, 2024
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