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Milam Allison Brantley Jr, MD, PhD


Associate Professor

4.7 4.7 264 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Diabetic Retinopathy
Macular Degeneration
Retinitis Pigmentosa, Stargardt Disease, Usher Disease

Board Certificates

Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology, 2003


MD - Baylor College of Medicine, 1998
PhD - Baylor College of Medicine, 1996
Fellowship - Moorfields Eye Hospital, 2003
Residency - Washington University Medical Center, 2002
Internship - Mercy Medical Center, 1999


2311 Pierce Avenue
Nashville, TN 37232

Tullahoma - Marvel Clinic
Vanderbilt Eye Institute
1801 North Washington
Suite 600
Tullahoma, TN 37388

Vanderbilt Eye Institute Lebanon
Vanderbilt Eye Institute
1670 West Main Street
Suite 100
Lebanon, TN 37087

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.
Patient | February 14, 2017

I will inform that you have terrible wait times
Patient | January 25, 2017

Dr. Brantley said he'd try to do research on my eye problem & call me. So far he hasn't called.
Patient | January 4, 2017

Writing a list of OTC drops would have been helpful!
Patient | December 21, 2016

Care provider had a very matter of fact attitude. Said tests are negative, "good things because we could not have fixed any problems found." No one can tell me my vision is going bad AFTER cataract surgery.
Patient | December 19, 2016

Patient | November 17, 2016

Good experience.
Patient | August 4, 2016

Dr. Brantley and his assistant are an excellent team. Having become familiar with them, they put me at ease. Note, when I see them, it is for an ocular injection (Avastin). So they must be pretty good.
Patient | August 1, 2016

too long a wait time
Patient | July 25, 2016

All good.
Patient | June 9, 2016

Good experience.
Patient | June 8, 2016

Patient | May 26, 2016

He has too many patients.
Patient | April 27, 2016

Greatest physician since Hippocrates.
Patient | April 13, 2016

liked Dr Brantly very much but experience of wait time, temp of office and lack of communication between going back in to see Dr. very very poor!!
Patient | April 12, 2016

This doctor diagnosed something serious that others had missed. I am VERY thankful for this doctor.
Patient | April 1, 2016

He explains - what he is doing.
Patient | March 30, 2016

Dr. Brantley is the best I've had to treat what I have. I am so thankful I am close enough to Vanderbilt to receive his professional care.
Patient | March 3, 2016

Had heart attack Oct. 31-November 5 back in hospital Nov. 28-30 observation. Vitals - way off.
Patient | February 18, 2016

Patient | February 1, 2016

Enjoyed the visit and was to the point.
Patient | February 1, 2016

My experience with the provider could not have been better.
Patient | January 29, 2016

I was asked by my primary care provider to come and see this specialty doctor to see if the diabetes has influenced my eyes. When I arrive, the provider asks me why I am there. This bothers me. He should know why I am there. It seems that this informat
Patient | January 25, 2016