Brett Davies, M.D., M.S.
Born in Ohio, Dr. Davies spent his youth moving around the country as part of an Army family. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Harding University with a degree in Communication Disorders, and earned a Master of Science Degree in Audiology from the University of Mississippi. While working as an Audiologist, Dr. Davies pursued and obtained his lifelong dream of going to medical school. He joined the US Air Force and graduated with his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Maryland. He graduated with honors and was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honor society. He went on to complete internship and residency in Ophthalmology at Wilford Hall Medical Center and Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. Upon graduation, Dr. Davies was awarded the prestigious Maj. David S. Berry Award, given to the top resident in the US Air Force.
Following residency, he completed his 2-year American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship at the University of Colorado.
In addition to his role with TOC, Dr. Davies currently serves as Chief of Oculoplastic Surgery and the Ophthalmology Associate Program Director at Brooke Army Medical Center and Wilford Hall Eye Center in San Antonio. In this role he has won numerous awards for teaching, research, and patient care, including the Ophthalmology Teacher of the Year. He has authored over 40 peer reviewed publications and book chapters, and presented over 140 national invited lectures, courses, and abstracts. He is a reviewer for 10 scholarly journals, the director for two nationally renowned Ophthalmology courses, and serves on several national and military ocular trauma committees. He had the privilege of serving a 6-month tour in Afghanistan where he was the only Ophthalmologist in theater, and has participated in medical missions to Haiti and Panama.
Dr. Davies enjoys being active and spending time with his family. When not participating in athletic activities himself, he can be found on the sidelines coaching and cheering on his three kids.
- 2001 Sigma Xi Research Award, University of Mississippi
- 2001 Graduate Achievement Award, University of Mississippi
- 2001 Outstanding Student in Audiology, University of Mississippi
- 2003 Distinguished graduate, U.S. Air Force Commissioned Officers Training
- 2005 Who’s Who among medical students
- 2005 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
- 2010 First place, Alamo Research Day competition
- 2010 Best scientific poster presentation, American Society of Cornea and Refractive Surgery
- 2010 Paul W. Myers Research Competition, Runner up, Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons
- 2011 SAUSHEC Maj David S. Berry Outstanding Resident Award
- 2011 Michael Lambert Outstanding Ophthalmology Award
- 2011 Calvin Mein Outstanding Ophthalmology Research Award
- 2011 American Academy of Ophthalmology Best Poster Award
- 2011 Surgeon General’s Award for Outstanding Paper in Otolaryngology/Ophthalmology/Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- 2011 Kenneth L. Piest Award for Excellence in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Research
- 2014 America’s Top Ophthalmologists, Consumers Research Council of America
- 2017 Kenneth L. Piest Award for Excellence in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Research
- 2017 Second place, Alamo Research Day competition
- 2017 SLD Industries America’s Top Ophthalmologists
- 2017 SAUSHEC Ophthalmology Outstanding Teacher of the Year
- 2018 SLD Industries America’s Top Ophthalmologists