About OUR FOUNDERS
The founders of our practice are the Ebrahim Family. Dr. Ben Ebrahim with his wife, Erini, founded this practice in 2013. Dr. Ebrahim's mission has been to provide compassionate, state of the art, eye care, with cutting edge technology. Erini grew up in Nashville and is a graduate of Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, TN. They have two children, Elora 12 years old, Nathaniel 8 years old, and their puppy- Daisy.
Dr. Ben Ebrahim received his undergraduate degree of Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences from Rutgers University in NJ with Highest Honors in 2005. Dr. Ebrahim then attended medical school at the Rutgers University-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He then completed his ophthalmology residency at Georgetown University - Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. Subsequently, he went to Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, where he completed his Cornea Fellowship training with affiliation with Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Ebrahim is certified by the American Board pf Ophthalmology. He then moved to TN, where he established his first practice. He also practiced at the Wang Vision Institute with Dr. Ming Wang. Dr. Ben Ebrahim, is a pastor of a local Nashville congregation.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Corneal diseases, Corneal transplantation, cataracts, Fuchs' dystrophy, Keratoconus, Dry eyes, Herpetic keratitis, Corneal infectious disease, Ocular surface growths and cancers, Glaucoma, Laser treatments, Diabetic retinopathy
ABOUT DR. DRUMRIGHT
Dr. Drumright is a Rutherford County native. He and his wife, Jana, live in Murfreesboro, TN with their three children. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family, being involved in church activities, golfing, and sporting events.
Education Dr. Drumright received his undergraduate degree of Bachelor in Science in Biology from Tennessee Tech University - Cookeville, TN in 2008. He then received his Medical Degree from University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Memphis, TN. Dr. Drumright then comepleted his Ophthalmology residency training at University of Mississippi Medical Center - Jackson, MS. He then went on to complete his fellowship training in Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery at The University of Florida Health Shands Medical Center - Gainesville, FL in 2017. He has has been working in Middle TN since. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
AREAS OF EXPERTISECataract surgery including Toric and Multifocal lens implants, Corneal transplantation including Penetrating, Keratoplasty, DSAEK, and DMEK, Refractive surgery including LASIK and PRK, Fuch's dystrophy, Keratoconus, Dry eyes, Herpetic keratitis, Corneal infectious disease, Ocular surface growths and cancers, Glaucoma, Macular degeneration, Diabetic retinopathy
About Dr. Girges
Dr. Mariam Girges is a Nashville native, this is where she met her husband, Bola who is an Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant. Dr. Girges is the eldest of three siblings and she loves spending time with her family. She also loves spending time attending her church, traveling with her husband and friends, exploring new hiking trails, and exploring new restaurants.
Dr. Girges graduated with a bachelors of Science with a concentration in Microbiology from the University of TN Knoxville, GO VOLS! She received her Doctor of Optometry Degree from The university of Alabama Birmingham. Dr. Girges did part of her training interning at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Jackson TN. She is also a member of the American Optometric Association.
Dr. Girges is very personable and ensures providing quality comprehensive eye exams. Specifically specializing in Diabetic Eye exams, Dry Eye Treatment, Macular degeneration Diagnosis and Management, cataract diagnosis and treatment, Amblyopia/ Strabismus correction, and treatment and management of Glaucoma, along with other various visual diseases.
Areas of Expertise
Glaucoma diagnosis and management, dry eye management, macular degeneration, routine eye exams & contact lenses and other medical condition of the eye and the visual system.
About Dr. Perez
Dr. Perez enjoys spending time with his family and friends, going to sporting events, trying new restaurants, and traveling.
Dr. Perez graduated from the University of Puerto Rico – Mayaguez Campus with a Bachelors of Science in Biology. He then went on to receive his Doctor of Optometry Degree from the Inter American University of Puerto Rico – School of Optometry where he did part of part of his training at Capital Eye Consultants in Fairfax, Virginia and Bright Vision Center in Cary, North Carolina.
Dr. Perez then completed a one-year residency program in ocular disease at Aran Eye Associates with affiliation with Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in Miami, Florida.
Areas of Expertise
Glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, cataract pre- and post-operative care, dry eye management, macular degeneration, eye exams & contact lenses and other medical condition of the eye and the visual system.