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This content was provided by Dr. Pifer "Dr. David Pifer is a board certified Optometrist. He received his optometric training at Nova Southeastern College of Optometry in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida graduating with honors in 1998. While there, he was the recipient of the 1997 American Optometric Foundation Corning Scholarship Award, the 1998 Southern Council of Optometrists Award for Clinical Excellence and his 1998 journal article "Bacterial Corneal Ulcer; Successfully Treated with Anitbiotics and Corticosteroids" was published in the Review of Optometry. Upon graduation in 1998, Dr. Pifer and his family moved to Chattanooga. He has since worked with the ophthalmology practices at North Park Eye Center, DiStefano Regional Eye Center and TLC Laser Eye Center. He has owned and operated Uptown Vision of Chattanooga since 2001. He is a frequent lecturer in the community on numerous topics including LASIK, Dry Eye, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular-Degeneration and Glaucoma. He is licensed to practice in Tennessee and Georgia. Dr. Pifer resides in Chattanooga with his wife, and four children. He enjoys spending time playing with his children, aiding their education, and supporting their artistic endeavors. He enjoys quiet moments with his wife, vacationing with the family, and boating on the Tennessee River. His personal interests include playing basketball, hiking and working out."
This content was provided by Dr. Pifer "Our highest priority is the care of our patients. We guarantee you will be treated with dignity, compassion and respect. We will educate and encourage you to be involved in all aspects of your care. We will listen, value your input and attend to your needs. We will communicate in a clear, timely manner, share all pertinent information with you and support your decisions regarding your recommended treatment plan."
Dr. Pifer does not have any board certifications listed.
Diabetic Eye Disease
Foreign Body in Eye
Contact Lens Exams
Contact Lens Fitting Services
Foreign Body Removal
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Soft Contact Lenses
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Tennessee.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
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Michigan State University
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
University of South Florida
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
Nova Southeastern University
Medical School | Graduated 1998
Clayton Eye Center - Morrow, GA
Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
United States Public Health Service - Lawton, OK
Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
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