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Sean P. Donahue MD, PhD

Coleman Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, and Chief, Pediatric Ophthalmology Service

Areas of Expertise

  • Amblyopia
  • Cross Eyes / Strabismus
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Cataract
  • Pediatric Ocular Tumor
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology


2311 Pierce Avenue
Nashville, TN 37232
1670 West Main Street, Suite 100
Lebanon, TN 37087
4601 Carothers Parkway, Suite 360
Franklin, TN 37067


  • English


  • Doctor of Philosophy - Emory University, 1988
  • Doctor of Medicine - Emory University, 1989
  • Internship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 1990
  • Residency - Eye and Ear Institute, University of Pittsburgh, 1993
  • Fellowship - University of Iowa Healthcare, 1994
  • Fellowship - University of Iowa Healthcare, 1995

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology, 1994

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Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Everyone at the clinic was excellent.
October 18, 2023
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We have always appreciated Dr. Donahue and his staff.
October 17, 2023
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Dr Sean Donahue Is truly exceptional in his field and has a wealth of knowledge and experience. He is highly skilled and has a great 'manner' that put me at ease and helped me gain confidence. Furthermore, he takes the time to listen to his patients and thoroughly explain their condition and treatment options. Dr Sean Donahue's staff is excellent
October 17, 2023
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The resident spent a lot of time with my daughter and was wonderful. The main doctor spent less time, but was helpful
October 10, 2023
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The visit felt a little rushed
October 4, 2023
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Great job
September 16, 2023
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Very pleased with visit with doctor.
September 11, 2023
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Very pleased with visit.
August 25, 2023
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August 15, 2023
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