Dr. Phillips earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at the University of Georgia before achieving his Doctor of Optometry from the Southern College of Optometry. There, he served as Vice President of the Georgia Optometric Student Association and provided free and cost-reduced optometric care to underserved patients in Mexico and Belize with the Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity. He served his residency at Gainesville Eye Associates, focusing on ocular diseases.
He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Florida Optometric Association, the Northeast Florida Optometric Society, and the Georgia Optometric Association. Dr. Phillips specializes in diagnostic testing, ocular disease management including for glaucoma and macular degeneration, cataract surgery co-management, managing dry eye disease, and fitting all kinds of contact lenses. He is excited to get to know new patients, continue to serve existing patients, and provide excellent optometric care.