Professional Qualifications

Philip D. Gaskins, O.D., D.O., Ph.D.

EDUCATION:
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Osteopathic Clinical Sciences, National University of Medical Sciences, USA
  • Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.), National University of Medical Sciences, Spain
  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), National University of Medical Sciences, Spain
  • Doctor of Optometry (O.D.), Southern College of Optometry
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Visual Science, Southern College of Optometry
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Biology, Winthrop University
  • Additional undergraduate course work at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Central Piedmont Community College
  • Additional postgraduate work at Georgetown University, School of Medicine
    PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
  • Licensed in Optometry: North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia
  • American Optometric Association
  • North Carolina State Optometric Society
  • Piedmont Optometric Society
  • Contact Lens Society
    EXPERIENCE AND ACTIVITIES:
  • Primary Care Optometry, presently in private practice, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Instructor, 1996 to 1999, Central Piedmont Community College
  • Primary Care Optometry, previously associated with Ophthalmology, Williamston, North Carolina
  • Primary Care Optometry, previously affiliated with corporate practice, Harrisonburg, Virginia
  • Externship, Optometric Eye Care Center, Rocky Mount, North Carolina
  • Externship, Moncrief Army Hospital, Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina
  • Marine Corp Marathon, Finisher
  • Kempo Karate, 3rd Degree Brown Belt, Tora Ha Kempo Karate
  • Tae Kwon Do, 3rd Degree Black Belt, Tae Kwon Do America
  • Volunteer, Over 2000 patients seen with Lions Club sponsored teams in Costa Rica and Panama.