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Drs. Jeff and Susan Kegarise

Eye Doctors | Innovators | Author and Clinical Management Experts

Drs. Jeff and Susan Kegarise are eye doctors and clinical management experts. They are the authors of One Patient At A Time. Dr. Jeff Kegarise is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Optometry. Subsequently, he completed his residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

He is a board-certified optometrist and Clinical Management Expert. Having lectured for many years on clinical disease, his management methods were recognized by one of three international experts by The Institute for Healthcare Improvement.

Dr. Susan Kegarise is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Optometry and has completed a residency in family practice optometry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.



Along with Cool Springs EyeCare, Dr. Kegarise’s wife, Dr. Susan Kegarise is an integral part of their other practices, including Donelson EyeCare, Performance Vision Therapy, and many other specialty clinical patient services.

Additionally, he founded The Tiger Institute where he provides insights and educational opportunities for all healthcare professionals (doctors, residents, students, administrators, managers and staff) to grow clinical, operational and developmental management skills, thus enabling them to build their own thriving practices.

Dr. Susan wears many hats as she is a part of the Cool Springs EyeCare team and has owned and managed Donelson EyeCare for the past 23 years. Not only is she an accomplished eye doctor, but a mother too. Dr.

Together this husband-wife duo has been providing quality eye care to the Nashville area for over twenty years. The doctors are two of only four optometrists in Williamson County who are board certified with the American Board of Optometry.

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