R. Gene Price, M.D.

Dr. Robert (Gene) Price is originally from Memphis, Tennessee. He received his Bachelors of Science in 1981 from Christian Brothers College in Memphis, Tennessee graduating summa cum laude. He then received his M.D. degree from ETSU in Johnson City, Tennessee in 1985. Dr. Price completed his internship and residency in ophthalmology in Memphis, Tennessee, and his fellowship in glaucoma at the University of Louisville in Kentucky. Dr. Price is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in glaucoma and cataract surgery.

Dr. Price opened his Knoxville practice in 1991, and he has performed thousands of cataract and glaucoma surgeries. He is able to offer standard lens implants as well as premium lens implants that correct astigmatism and reading vision.

Joining University Eye Specialists in January of 2022, Dr. Price’s meticulous attention to detail and compassionate patient care has added a tremendous value to the group.