Doctors

R. Jeffrey Board, M.D.
Professional Training

Dr. Board joined Raleigh Eye Center in 1984. He practices comprehensive pediatric ophthalmology and has a special interest in adult and pediatric eye muscle disorders. Dr. Board is a longstanding member and past President of Prevent Blindness of North Carolina. He is a consultant for North Carolina Medicaid and the Wake County Public School System. He participates in clinical research and continues to be involved in resident physician training. In 1994, he retired from the United States Army Reserve with the rank of Colonel. Dr. Board is a member of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS), is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

Dr. Board graduated from Duke University with a degree in medicine in 1974. He completed his internal medicine internship and ophthalmology residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 1976 and 1978. He went on to complete fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto in 1981 and in ocular motility and strabismus at Smith-Kettlewell Institute of Visual Science in San Francisco in 1982. Dr. Board is an active staff member at Rex Hospital, WakeMed Main Campus, Vidant Medical Center in Greenville and Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

Associations

He has been actively involved with Project Access of Wake County and served as past President of Prevent Blindness of North Carolina. Dr. Board is a member of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS), a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology, and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Surgeons (ACS), North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) and the Wake County Medical Society (WCMS).

Raleigh Eye Center is proud to provide ophthalmology, optometry and optical services to patients throughout North Carolina, including Raleigh and the surrounding cities of Apex, Cary, Chapel Hill, Durham, Fuquay Varina, Garner and Wake Forest.