Meet the Doctors

C. Wade Hyatt III, OD:  Dr. Hyatt hails from Guntersville, a small town in northern Alabama.  He spent his undergraduate years at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama where he received his Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in 1988.  He then went directly to the University Of Alabama School Of Optometry, also in Birmingham.  Four years later, he received his Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree and then completed a one-year residency program at The Eye Foundation in Orlando, Florida.  This program was a concentrated training program dealing exclusively with complex medical and surgical eye care.  He moved to Nashville from Orlando in 1993 and entered into private practice in December of the same year.  He partnered with Dr. Beem in 2002 to form Nashville Eye Group.

Dr. Hyatt’s clinical interest are glaucoma, dry eye disease and scleral and specialty contact lenses.  Dr. Hyatt is a member of the following organizations:
•    American Optometric Association
•    Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians
•    Middle Tennessee Optometric Society
•    Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry

Dr. Hyatt lives with his wife, Ginger, and his three sons (Sam, John and Will) in south Nashville.  They are active members of Covenant Presbyterian Church where Dr. Hyatt serves as an elder.  When he is not at the office conquering eye problems, you can find him spending time with Ginger and the boys.


Dale Martin, OD: Dr. Martin is a native Nashvillian and graduated from Hume-Fogg Academic high school in the heart of downtown. He attended Auburn University and received a Bachelor of Civil Engineering in 2009. After this he went on to receive his Doctor of Optometry(OD) degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2013. Shortly thereafter he returned home to Middle Tennessee and joined Nashville Eye Group. Dr. Martin is a member of the following organizations:

•    American Optometric Association

•    Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians (Board of Trustees)

•    Middle Tennessee Optometric Society (Past President)

Dr. Martin enjoys traveling outside of the office and has completed medical mission trips to Thailand, Mexico, and Nicaragua. He currently lives in the Nations area of West Nashville.


Dr. Jacob Bowen

Jacob Bowen, OD: Dr. Bowen is a native of South Arkansas. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Geographical Information Systems from Louisiana Tech University, graduating with honors. After a short stint in the workforce, Dr. Bowen returned to school and earned his Doctor of Optometry degree at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. While attending SCO, he received the Clinical Excellence in Contact Lens award. Dr. Bowen is an avid fan of the Atlanta Braves and Arkansas Razorbacks. In his free time, Jake enjoys deer and duck hunting, bass fishing and watching baseball. Other interests of his include history, geography and architecture.


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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00am

5:00pm

Tuesday:

8:00am

5:00pm

Wednesday:

8:00am

5:00pm

Thursday:

8:00am

5:00pm

Friday:

7:00am

2:00pm

Saturday:

Closed

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Closed

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