David Talley, O.D., F.A.A.O
Dr. Talley received his Bachelor’s degree at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and went on to receive his Doctorate degree in Optometry at the University of Alabama School of Optometry. After receiving his Doctorate degree, he completed a residency in primary care with emphasis in ocular disease at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Talley is a member of numerous professional associations and has many publications in the medical management of ocular disease. Dr. Talley has given over 1000 professional presentations in areas of primary eye care and ocular disease.
Dr. Talley has received numerous awards to include the Tennessee Quality Commitment Award and Optometrist of the Year. He is also listed in Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals.
Currently, Dr. Talley serves as a Managing Partner of West Tennessee Eye, a large optometric group practice in Memphis, Tennessee. He is responsible for all company activities related to Education, Compliance, Information Technology, Physician Outreach and Third Party Issues.
Dr. Talley also volunteers a great deal of his time serving Optometry. He currently serves as the Director of the Third Party Center, Carrier Advisory Committee Representative, and the President for the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians. Dr. Talley was appointed in 2007 by the Governor to the Tennessee Board of Optometry and currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Board. Dr. Talley was recently re-selected to the Executive Committee of the Third Party Center for the American Optometric Association.