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Karla J Johns, MD


Associate Professor

4.8 4.8 161 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Blurred Vision
Cross Eyes / Strabismus
Diabetic Retinopathy
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Board Certificates

Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology,


MD - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Residency - University of Wisconsin Hospital


Vanderbilt Eye Institute
3443 Dickerson Pike
Suite 260
Nashville, TN 37207

2311 Pierce Avenue
Nashville, TN 37232

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Dr. Johns is great.
Patient | December 21, 2016

We love Dr. Johns!
Patient | October 14, 2016

Dr. Johns is a wonderful and caring doctor.
Patient | September 2, 2016

Dr. Karla is passionate about her work and I would not want to take my child to anyone else. She has done great work with him for the past 13 years. Love her.
Patient | August 28, 2016

I wish she told me more about his test results & his progress.
Patient | August 16, 2016

routine visit, no particular problems. Dr. Johns is an excellent, compassionate, professional. We are privileged to have her for our ophthalmologist.
Patient | June 17, 2016

Dr. Johns has given me the best eye care possible. She's awesome! She always is prompt on phone call returns and giving test results.
Patient | June 13, 2016

She wrote all instructions down for me -
Patient | June 10, 2016

Dr. Johns has always done an excellent job!
Patient | June 10, 2016

All good.
Patient | May 30, 2016

Dr. Johns is an excellent ophthalmologist who explains each part of exam and insures your health concerns are discussed totally. All questions are answered!
Patient | April 5, 2016

My care provider is very professional and very knowledgeable. She is an excellent provider.
Patient | April 1, 2016

This was a routine/annual eye exam I have seen Dr. Johns for several years.
Patient | March 10, 2016

Dr Johns is most capable and professional.
Patient | February 29, 2016

Care provider very knowledgeable.
Patient | February 22, 2016

Great! - I felt relieved that all would turn out well!
Patient | February 1, 2016

Dr. K. Johns has always been respectful, clear, and well-skilled. I appreciate her attention and time.
Patient | February 1, 2016

Patient | January 11, 2016

Dr. Johns - Excellent in discussions & care.
Patient | January 8, 2016

She provided a change in medication dosage/time due to overly dosed by student health.
Patient | January 4, 2016