Posted by: North Georgia Eye Associates in Physician Spotlight

opthamologist near me - Gainesville Eye Associates Welcomes Dr. Whisenant

Dr. Jody Whisenant, a well-respected north Georgia optometrist, has joined North Georgia Eye Associates, which includes Jack M. Chapman, Jr., M.D., Clayton G. Blehm, M.D., Lori C. Lebow, M.D., Zach R. Balest, M.D., Stephen S. Ellison, O.D., and Elizabeth F. Ellison, O.D.

Whisenant, whose EyeCare Associates practice recently merged with Gainesville Eye, is a long-time member of the American Optometric Association, Southern Council of Optometrists, and Georgia Optometric Association. He has earned several awards including Young Optometrist of the Year 1988, Presidential Citation, Optometrist of the year 1999 and the Distinguished Service Award.

An Albany, Ga. native, Whisenant graduated with honors from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis. He has also been a member of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club of Gainesville and Gainesville Jaycees.

North Georgia Eye Associates has clinics in Gainesville, Braselton, and Cornelia, with consulting offices in Georgia (Blairsville, Clayton, and Hiawassee), and North Carolina (Hayesville and Franklin). North Georgia Eye Associates offers laser and standard cataract surgery, dry eye, diabetic eye care, glaucoma, and routine eye care. To find out more about North Georgia Eye Associates, or to schedule an appointment, contact our office at 770-532-4444. You can also learn more about the services offered by North Georgia Eye Associates on our website at or by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube.