Midtown Plaza Office
2004 Hayes Street
Nashville, TN 37203
Mo: 8:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Tu: 8:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Th: 8:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Fr: 8:00 AM - 3:45 PM
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Obinna "Obi" Umunakwe, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Obi Umunakwe grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. He earned his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from the Howard University in Washington, DC. He then attended Vanderbilt University where he received both his Ph.D. in Pathology and Doctor of Medicine degree. Dr. Umunakwe went on to complete his Ophthalmology residency and Glaucoma fellowship at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina.
Dr. Umunakwe is a member of the American Glaucoma Society and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has published papers in highly regarded ophthalmology journals, has published book chapters, and has presented at national meetings including the American Glaucoma Society National Meeting, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, and the National Medical Association Annual Convention.
Dr. Umunakwe has clinical and surgical expertise in the management of glaucoma as well as general ophthalmology.