Vitreoretinal Surgeon



Retina Consultants of Alabama, P.C., Birmingham, Alabama

Associate Professor

University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, Birmingham, Alabama


  • Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery Fellowship, 1991-1993

University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

  • Ophthalmology Residency, 1988-1991

University of Illinois, Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, Illinois

  • Doctor of Medicine (cum laude), 1982-1986

University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama

  • Bachelor of Science, Biology (summa cum laude), 1978-1982

Birmingham Southern College, Birmingham, Alabama


  • American Board of Ophthalmology, 1992
  • Alabama Medical License, 1988

Professional Societies and Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Retina Specialists
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Alabama Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Medical Association of the State of Alabama
  • Jefferson County Medical Society
  • University of Alabama Medical Alumni Association
  • Iowa Eye Association

Honors and Awards

  • American Society of Retina Specialists Honor Award, 2008
  • Birmingham Southern College, Birmingham, Alabama
    • Edward L. Norton Board of Advisors, 2000
    • Omicron Delta Kappa, 1983
    • Phi Beta Kappa, 1982
    • Mortar Board, 1982
    • Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honorary, 1981
    • Beta Beta Beta Biology Honorary, 1981
    • National Merit Achievement Scholarship, 1978-1982
    • U.S. Senate Model Scholarship, 1978-1982

Humanitarian Service

FOR Nicaragua Health Mission, 2000-present


Dr. Feist has published numerous manuscripts and participated in several clinical trials as well as presented scientific posters, platform presentations, and videos at national and international ophthalmology societal meetings. For a complete list of his research accomplishments, please click the “Research” tab.