Primary Care Optometry
B.S. in Chemistry (Honors) (1983)
Doctor of Optometry (Honors) (1987)
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ocular Disease Residency (1987-1988)
Pennsylvania College of Optometry
VA Medical Center
Wilmer Eye Institute
Georgia Board of Optometry
Georgia Optometric Association
(past President 3rd District)
American Optometric Association
Volunteer, Vision USA
Born in South Carolina, Dr. Moates grew up in Americus and graduated from Americus High School in 1979. He returned to the Americus area in 1988 to join the eye care practice. He is happily married to Valerie and they have 3 daughters and 1 son. Dr. Moates is a member of First Baptist Church where he teaches Sunday School, served as Deacon, and sings in the choir.
Dr. Moates enjoys tennis (played varsity tennis at Auburn), volleyball, basketball and most any sport. However, his most enjoyable time outside the office is spent as a spectator at his children’s various sporting activities!