Beginning August 1, 2018, Southeastern Retina Associates will welcome Scott Barb, MD, to its Knoxville group of 7 vitreo-retinal surgeons.
Dr. Barb specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal tears and detachments, and macular holes and membranes.
He comes to Southeastern Retina Associates from Emory Eye Center, Emory University in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Barb’s Ophthalmology residency program was at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.
Dr. Barb earned his medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis. While in Memphis, Dr. Barb conducted research with Dr. Barrett Haik and Dr. Robert Ogg at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. During his University of Tennessee Research Fellowship, he treated young patients stricken with retina blastoma.
Southeastern Retina Associates is thrilled to have Dr. Barb join our team of highly trained and experienced Knoxville physicians. “Dr. Barb is a superb addition to Knoxville’s physician team as we continue our commitment to offering the very latest in cutting-edge technologies and treatment options.”, said Southeastern Retina Associates CEO Andy Laverghetta.