Aaron Porter, MD
Dr. Porter is the Medical Director of Cool Springs Surgical Associates. He received his Medical Degree from the University of Cincinnati and his Doctor of Optometry from The Ohio State University. He completed his residency in Ophthalmology at Vanderbilt University where he served as Chief Resident.
Dr. Porter specializes in cataract surgery, refractive surgery and external disease. He is a board-certified ophthalmologist and a member of The American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Porter brings 15 years of experience and is highly skilled in laser assisted cataract techniques and specialty IOLs. He has performed over 27,000 cataract surgeries and more than 12,000 LASIK procedures.
He is described by patients as “kind, caring and thorough.” Dr. Porter enjoys traveling, hiking, spending time with his children and The Ohio State Buckeyes.
Melissa is a Certified Ophthalmic Technician with 20 years of experience in ophthalmology and optometry. She has worked with Dr. Porter since he moved to the Nashville area. She counsels and coordinates all surgeries and assists Dr. Porter with all of his LASIK patients. Melissa is thorough and kind to all patients to ensure they feel comfortable and confident about their surgical choices. In addition, she also coordinates the public relations & marketing for Cool Springs Surgical Associates.