Meet the Optometrist

  • Dr. Clayton Rhodes

    Dr. Clayton Rhodes, a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry, is certified as a therapeutic optometrist.  He was graduated from The University of Tennessee in 1968 and from Southern College of Optometry in 1972.   Dr. Rhodes began practicing in Chattanooga with his father, Dr. Albert Rhodes. In 1980, they expanded their practice into Hixson and moved into the present location in 1984.                                  

    Dr. Rhodes's practice is primarily focused on medical eye care for those with diabetes, glaucoma, dry eye, chronic eye conditions, and acute emergencies.  He also enjoys providing routine vision care to patients of all ages.  Professionally, Dr. Rhodes is active in the American Optometric Association, Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians and Southeast Tennessee Optometric Physicians Society.  He has served on the boards of the Georgia-Tennessee Regional Health Commission and South East Eye Specialists.   As a member of the Volunteers in Medicine organization, Dr. Rhodes is one of many doctors who provide care to the medically underserved in the Chattanooga area.   An outdoor enthusiast, Dr. Rhodes enjoys hiking, bicycling, and swimming with his wife and daughter.

  • Dr. Michael Quackenbush

    Dr. Michael Quackenbush graduated from Stetson University in 2010 and Southern College of Optometry in 2014.  Dr. Quackenbush is from northern Florida and enjoys exploring his new city and enjoying all the outdoor activities it offers.  He lives in Hixson with his wife and baby girl.

    Dr. Quackenbush is interested in all aspects of optometry with a focus on complex contact lenses and medical eye care.  He is active in Hixson Kiwanis club, a member of the American Optometric Association, and Treasurer of Southeast Tennessee Optometric Physicians Society. Outside the office,  Dr. Quackenbush enjoys volunteering his time and expertise to the medically underserved in the Southeast Tennessee region and to participating in mission trips to areas of the world outside the United States.

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