Meet the Doctors

Dr. O'Boyle
Timothy E. O'Boyle, MD

Dr. Timothy E. O’Boyle is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in cataract surgery, laser vision correction (LASIK), and the treatment of diabetic eye disease. A graduate of Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. O’Boyle completed his internship at the Baylor Affiliated Hospitals, and his residency in Ophthalmology at the Louisiana State University Eye Center. Prior to joining Professional Eye Associates in 1991, Dr. O’Boyle served as the Chief of Ophthalmology at the Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia. He is involved with the Humane Society of Northwest Georgia and the Boy Scouts of America.

Dr. O’Boyle offers patients the newest and safest technology available in LASIK and cataract surgery. He is an active member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the Georgia Medical Society and is board certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Kim

D. Brian Kim, MD

Dr. Brian Kim is a board-certified ophthalmologist and Corneal Specialist who practices comprehensive ophthalmology and treats all aspects of eye disease, but has a special interest in advanced techniques in refractive cataract surgery (Toric and Multifocal lens implants), LASIK, corneal transplantation, pterygia surgery, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), and laser vitreous floater-lysis. Dr. Kim received his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry at Amherst College. He completed his medical degree at Albany Medical College where he received award recognition for excellence in ophthalmology research. He completed his medical internship at the Alton Ochsner Clinic Foundation and his residency in Ophthalmology at the LSU Eye Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Kim pursued additional sub-specialty fellowship training in Corneal Transplant Surgery and Refractive Surgery (LASIK/PRK) at the LSU Eye Center.

Dr. Kim is Northwest Georgia’s only fellowship-trained corneal specialist, performing the latest corneal transplantation (DSAEK/PKP/DALK) techniques. Dr. Kim is also the only eye surgeon in the NW Georgia area certified to perform laser treatment for vitreous floaters. He has published numerous articles and has lectured around the country on his interests in surgical techniques. He has also developed and designed new instruments for surgery. Dr. Kim was selected among his peers to the executive board and is past-president of the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology. He is also clinical assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Medical College of Georgia. He is an active member and contributor to the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, lecturing and providing hands-on teaching of cataract and other advanced surgical techniques. Dr. Kim was selected to the editorial board for Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today, a highly regarded publication in ophthalmology. Dr. Kim is also a member of the Medical Association of Georgia and the Cornea Society. Dr. Kim volunteers time away from his busy practice to travel and perform sight-saving cataract surgeries on blind patients around the world. Dr. Kim strives to provide the best and most advanced eye care for all of his patients with the utmost attentiveness and care. He spends most of his personal time with his family but also enjoys playing basketball and loves to sing. He is an active member of Rock Bridge Community Church where he teaches in the children's ministry.

Dr. Hendrix

Joshua Hendrix, MD

Dr. Joshua Hendrix originally grew up in Bluefield, WV before graduating Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Marshall University. He went on to receive his medical degree from the Marshall University School of Medicine, where he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and Golden Humanitarian Honor Society.  Dr. Hendrix completed his intern year in Internal Medicine at Greenville Health Systems and completed his ophthalmology training at the Dean McGee Eye Institute at the University of Oklahoma, where he was recognized with the Acer’s Resident Honor Award. He is currently an active member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons and serves as a committee member to the American Academy of Ophthalmology. In his free time, Dr. Hendrix enjoys spending time with his family, is an avid tennis player and an outdoor enthusiast.

Dr. Wingrove
Robi A. Wingrove, OD

Dr. Robi A. Wingrove joined Professional Eye Associates in 1999. He is board-certified, and received his undergraduate education in biology from Ohio University. He graduated from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee in 1997. Dr. Wingrove specializes in contact lenses and primary eye care services. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Optometry, and is a member of the American Optometric Association as well as the Georgia Optometric Association. He enjoys helping coach numerous youth sports activities. Dr. Wingrove treats patients of all ages, and is committed to providing each patient options for achieving their personal best vision.

Dr. McBride
Daniel J. McBride, OD

Dr. McBride is a graduate of The Ohio State University and the Illinois College of Optometry. After practicing optometry in Ohio for several years, he joined Professional Eye Associates in 2005. Dr. McBride specializes in contact lenses and vision correction. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Georgia Optometric Association. Dr. McBride is very involved in his church, Belmont Baptist Church in Calhoun, Georgia. Dr. McBride treats patients of all ages, and is committed to building strong doctor-patient relationships and providing the best care possible.

Dr. Davis

Van Davis, OD

Dr. Van Davis earned his Masters of Science from the University of North Carolina, and his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Alabama School of Optometry in 1999. Since graduating Dr. Davis has practiced in Rome and Cartersville, Georgia before coming to Professional Eye Associates in April 2017. Dr. Davis performs professional eye exams, including check-ups for glaucoma, cataracts, diabetes and macular degeneration.

Dr. Newman
Brittany Newman, OD

Dr. Brittany Newman earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Wheeling Jesuit University, and her Doctor of Optometry from The Ohio State University. She practiced in Wheeling, West Virginia upon graduation in 2015, and joined the Professional Eye staff in April 2017. She specializes in pediatric contact lenses, and diabetic eye exams as well as check-ups for glaucoma, cataracts, and macular degeneration. Her primary focus is building great doctor-patient relationships.

Professional Eye Associates

  • Dalton Office - 1111 Professional Blvd., Dalton, GA 30720 Phone: 706-226-2020
  • Calhoun Office - 136 Belmont Dr., Calhoun, GA 30701 Phone: (706) 602-7775
  • Ellijay Office - 772 Maddox Dr., East Ellijay, GA 30540 Phone: (706) 276-4455
  • Fort Oglethorpe Office - 2498 Lafayette Rd., Ft. Oglethorpe, GA 30742 Phone: (706) 866-2020
  • Chatsworth Office - 113 West Pine Street, Chatsworth, GA 30705 Phone: (706) 971-2061

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