Dr. Jeffery Adkins joined us in August 2017. He practices comprehensive ophthalmology, having received his medical degree from the University of Kentucky Medical College and completed his ophthalmology residency at The Ohio State University. While in medical school, Dr. Adkins received the Ophthalmology Research Award, which is awarded to an outstanding medical student ophthalmology researcher at the University of Kentucky. Prior to his medical career, he had a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Kentucky College of Engineering.
Dr. Adkins’ expertise is well-established — he has served for multiple years as an ophthalmology consultant for law firms. Additionally he will provide a new facet to retinal care, with injection procedures that can save people from going blind with macular degeneration. He also provides contact lens fittings, and all-ages medical and routine eye care. He brings his comprehensive eye knowledge to our Anacortes and Whidbey Island clinics, where he sees patients for routine and medical exams.
Dr. Adkins lives in Anacortes with his wife and two children and enjoys camping, hiking, and bicycling with his family. He also enjoys shooting sports and holds a black belt in martial arts. In addition, he is an Eagle Scout and has been the proud leader of Tiger Cub Scout Den 5 in Pack 97. He is passionate about preventing deaths from metabolic disease such as diabetes, and is an advocate of healthy living and wellness for the whole body.