Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Announces Jared L. Matthews, MD as their Newest Physician.

Posted on August 27, 2019

Dr. Matthews joins the practice from The Eye Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  He earned his medical degree, summa cum laude, from the University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine, then completed a fellowship in ophthalmic pathology at the nation’s number-one ranked eye hospital: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Next, he completed a transitional year internship at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver, Colorado, followed by a residency at the Yale University Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science. He concluded training by returning to Bascom Palmer Eye Institute for a fellowship in cornea and refractive surgery under the guidance of Terrence O’Brien, MD, and Ellen Koo, MD.

Dr. Penny Asbell, Director of UT Hamilton Eye Institute stated “We are thrilled to have Dr. Matthews join our practice.  With his addition the UT Hamilton Eye Institute is able to service more patients with the same high quality, most advanced eye care with respect and compassion.”

Dr. Matthews specializes in laser vision correction, laser cataract surgery, cornea transplantation, complex cataract surgery and infectious and inflammatory corneal disease.

Dr. Matthews is a native of Oklahoma and enjoys skiing, hiking, scuba diving, live music and travel. He’s an avid movie watcher and sports fan and particularly enjoys following his home state Oklahoma Sooners and Oklahoma City Thunder.


About Hamilton Eye Institute

The Hamilton Eye Institute at the University Of Tennessee Health Science Center Department of Ophthalmology provides comprehensive eye exams and specialty eye care for the greater Memphis area and attracts patients from throughout the nation and world. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Matthews call the UT Hamilton Eye Institute at 901-448-6650.