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Associate Professor

Areas of Interest
diagnostic evaluation, treatment, and surgical management of diseases of the vitreous, retina, macula, and choroid

Dr. Feist is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is the president of Retina Consultants of Alabama. He completed his residency training at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, followed by a two-year vitreoretinal disease and surgery fellowship at the University of Iowa.

Dr. Feist has been awarded the American Academy of Ophthalmology Honor Award and the American Society of Retina Specialists Honor Award. He has authored and coauthored numerous journal articles; has participated in several clinical trials; and has presented scientific posters, platform presentations, scientific videos, and instruction courses at state, national, and international ophthalmology societal meetings during his twenty-five year practice.

Dr. Feist annually participates in the Friends of Rudy (FOR) Nicaragua Health Mission, where he volunteers to provide surgical training for Nicaraguan ophthalmologists.

Education & Training

Medical School
University of Alabama at Birmingham 

Residency in Ophthalmology
University of Illinois, Eye and Ear Infirmary

Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery Fellowship
University of Iowa

Contact Information

Retina Consultants of Alabama, P.C.
UAB Callahan Eye Hospital


Office Fax

Contact Person
Tracy L. Emond, Administrator