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President

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


Associate Professor

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


Education

  • 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


Certifications

  • 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

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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.