Nathan E. Podoll, M.D.

Co-Division Chief, Comprehensive Ophthalmology


M.D., University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
B.S.,  Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Post Graduate Education


Internal Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY


Ophthalmology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY


Professional Affiliations

Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology 
American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2012 - present
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 2016 - present



Dr. Nathan Podoll specializes in diagnosis and treatment of refractive errors, glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, and cataracts. He will be seeing patients at our Franklin and Hendersonville locations.


Dr. Podoll is originally from Louisville, Kentucky. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana and his medical degree from University of Louisville. He then completed an internship in internal medicine, and a residency in ophthalmology at The University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Podoll lives with his wife and son in Nashville.

Practice Location

Vanderbilt Eye Institute- Franklin

(615) 791-0060

Vanderbilt Eye Institute-Hendersonville

(615) 865-1860