Trained professionals that care about you

nashville's choice
FOR lasik & cataract surgery

Shofner Vision Center Staff
We care about your vision.

Our staff is comprised of trained professionals who care about you and your vision. 
Located in the heart of downtown Nashville, Shofner Vision Center has provided the highest quality of vision care for over 25 years. Read our recent reviews.


Our Doctors

Improving vision for over 25 years in Nashville, Shofner Vision Center is comprised of two stellar doctors and a dedicated staff of professionals that strive to offer patients the best experience possible. Dr. Stewart Shofner, one of the most prominent eye surgeons in the country, has performed more than 40,000 LASIK vision correction surgeries and 20,000 ocular surgeries in Middle Tennessee. Dr. Shofner specializes in cataract vision correction and LASIK vision correction surgery, eye disease diagnosis and treatment.  

We are very thankful for having the opportunity to provide vision care services for over 25 years.

Shofner Vision Center logo celebrating 25 year Anniversary

Robert Stewart Shofner, MD

Dr. Stewart Shofner
Dr. Shofner

Dr. Shofner is a board-certified ophthalmologist, completing his BS from Harvard, his residency at Yale, and his fellowship from LSU.  While at Yale, Dr. Shofner performed the very first PRK surgery in the US.  Since then, he has completed over 60,000 surgeries in his career.  As a supporter of the military, he was recently awarded the ESGR award.

Shilpa Patel, OD

Dr. Patel
Dr. Patel

Dr. Patel joins Shofner Vision Center and offers over 10 years of industry experience as an optometrist in the Austin, TX area. Traveling abroad, Dr. Patel has served those who were unable to afford eye healthcare.


Years of Experience


LASIK Surgeries


Ocular Surgeries


Patients Referred


Shofner Vision Center, Ophthalmology, Nashville, TN
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