Meet the Doctors

William M. Blackman, MD

Dr. William M. Blackman is a board-certified ophthalmologist and has practiced medicine with Professional Eye Associates since 1974. Dr. Blackman received his pre-medical education at Centenary College in Shreveport and later graduated from Tulane School of Medicine in New Orleans. Following military duty with the US Public Health Department and a residency in Ophthalmology at Tulane, Dr. Blackman and his family settled in Dalton.  He is actively involved with historical preservation, the Dalton First Methodist Church and the Dalton College Foundation.

Dr. Blackman specializes in cataract surgery, including new technology lenses, as well as laser vision correction (LASIK).  He is also an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, and the Medical Association of Georgia.  Dr. Blackman has cared for generations of families in the North Georgia area, and continues in his commitment to provide each patient with the best care possible using the safest and most technologically advanced procedures.

 

 

 

Timothy E. O'Boyle, MD

Dr. Timothy E. O'Boyle is a board-certified opthalmologist who specializes in cataract surgery, laser vision correction (LASIK), and the treatment of diabetic eye disease.  A graduate of the 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. Dr. O'Boyle is involved with The Humane Society of Northwest Georgia and Boy Scouts of America.

Dr. O'Boyle specializes in cataract surgery and LASIK surgery, offering patients the newest and safest technology available.  He is also an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, and the Medical Association of Georgia.  Dr. O'Boyle also specializes in the treatment of diabetic eye disease and macular degeneration. 

 

 

 

D. Brian Kim, MD

Dr. Brian Kim is a board-certified ophthalmologist who practices comprehensive ophthalmology and treats all aspects of eye disease, but he has a special interest in cataract surgery, LASIK, corneal transplantation, and pterygia surgery.  He received his B.A. in Chemistry at Amherst College. He spent the subsequent year at Boston Medical Center as a Research Technician where he helped publish and author several peer-reviewed articles on chronic lymphocytic leukemia. 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 subspecialty 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. He has published numerous articles and he has also lectured nationally on his interests in ophthalmology.  Dr. Kim was selected among his peers as a council member of the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology. He is also a committee member as a physician liason for the American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators with the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.  He is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, and a member of the Medical Association of Georgia. Dr. Kim strives to provide the most advanced eye care for all of his patients with the utmost attentiveness and compassion. Dr. Kim spends most of his personal time with his family. He also enjoys playing basketball and loves to sing. He is actively involved at Rockbridge Community Church.

 

 

 

 

Robi A. Wingrove, OD

Dr. Robi A. Wingrove joined Professional Eye Associates in 1999. He received his undergraduate education in biology from Ohio University. He graduated from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tenessee in 1997. Dr. Wingrove specializes  in  contact lenses and primary eye care services. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Georgia Optometric Association. Dr. Wingrove helps 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.

 

 

 

 

Daniel J. McBride, OD

Dr. McBride is a graduate of Ohio State University and the llinois College of Optometry. After practicing optometry in Ohio for several years, Dr. McBride 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.
 

 

 

 






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