Introducing...

James F. Conrad, MD

Dr. Conrad specializes in comprehensive ophthalmology with expertise in cataract surgery and lens implantation.  He has used lifestyle lens implants to help correct astigmatism since 1998.  Select patients can benefit from premium multifocal lens implants.   Dr. Conrad diagnoses and treats ocular disorders for children and adults and works with local experts for subspecialty care for retina, cornea and glaucoma. 

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Internship in General  Surgery, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
  • Residency in Ophthalmology, Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Certified American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Associations:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Tennessee Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Nashville Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Tennessee Society to Prevent Blindness

Born in Harrisburg, PA, Dr. Conrad grew up in Ohio and has lived in Nashville since 1984.  His wife, Marty, is an Adjunct Professor in Community Health at Vanderbilt University.  His oldest son, Drew is married and living in Charleston, S.C. and is pursuing training in Interventional Radiology.   His son, Matt, is studying Law and Energy Systems at the University of Michigan.  His daughter, Elizabeth, is pursuing a PHD in Biomedical Sciences.  His non-medical interests include sailing, swimming and other water sports.