T. Peter Lindquist, M.D.

T. Peter Lindquist, M.D.

Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgeon

Specialty: Cataract

Practice Locations: Chattanooga, TN, Athens, TN

Physician Bio:

Dr. Peter Lindquist specializes in cataract, cornea, external disease, and refractive surgery. He has experience in the treatment of corneal diseases and corneal surgery including refractive surgical procedures, LASIK and PRK.

Dr. Lindquist is Board certified and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and Cornea Society. He was a volunteer physician at Tenwek Hospital in Bomet, Kenya and has worked as a Corneal Recovery Technician at Northwest Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation. Dr. Lindquist was awarded Best Poster designation at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting in 2013. In 2012, he received outstanding resident research presentation by the UAB Department of Ophthalmology Annual Research Symposium and in 2009 received the William Hamlin Wilder, MD Endowed Scholarship Fund at Rush Medical College.

Dr. Lindquist joined SouthEast Eye Specialists in September 2014.

“As a second-generation cataract and corneal surgeon, I have witnessed the life-changing effects of eye care for as long as I can remember. I understand the value and importance of one’s sight, and strive to deliver compassionate, quality care to all of my patients. It is a privilege to be able to preserve vision and restore sight.” – Dr. Peter Lindquist

Fellowship: Eye Consultants of Atlanta, GA

Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Doctor of Medicine: Rush Medical College, Chicago,IL

Undergraduate: Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Cornea Society

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