Dr. Smith attended Athens High School followed by four years at Auburn University culminating with a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences. After Auburn, he attended Southern College of Optometry (SCO) to receive his Doctor of Optometry degree in 2020. While at Auburn, Dr. Smith received a Presidential Scholarship and a departmental scholarship from the College of Sciences and Mathematics. He was also recognized by the United Association as a National Scholar. He attended SCO on a Dean's Endowed Scholarship for all four years.
n his spare time, Dr. Smith enjoys going on walks with his fiancé, Taylor, trying out new restaurants and recipes, and sitting down with a good book and coffee. God is central to their lives, so they seek opportunities for Bible study, prayer, and getting out and serving the community to His glory.
Dr. Smith’s goal is to provide exceptional eye care tailored to each patient, respecting, and catering to their needs as individuals. He believes eyes are only part of the whole person and aspires to make each patient encounter a highlight of the day of the visit.