Austin Nave, M.D.


East Tennessee State University
Quillen College of Medicine
Johnson City, TN


Brookwood Baptist Health,
Birmingham, AL


Callahan Eye Hospital
University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Education and Training

Dr. Nave earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from ETSU’s Quillen College of Medicine in Johnson City, and then went on to receive his ophthalmology training at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.


Dr. Nave enjoys hanging out with his dog Hank, family, and friends. He loves going hiking and on runs by the river in Downtown Knoxville! Dr. Nave also loves cheering on the Tennessee Volunteers. But the Vols aren’t the only thing he loves. You may catch him referencing or quoting his favorite movies: Star Wars.



A native of East Tennessee, Dr. Nave is passionate about making a positive difference in patients’ lives. 

With training and experience in comprehensive ophthalmology, Dr. Nave’s specialties are cataracts and cataract surgery, glaucoma, minor eyelid procedures, diabetic retinopathy, and general ophthalmology.

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