Dixon Eye Care Albany, GA

Specialty: General Ophthalmology


Phone Number: (229) 439 – 7700


Fax: (229) 439 – 7283



806 N. Jefferson St.

Albany, GA 31701


Office Hours:

Monday – Thursday

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Board Certification:  Ophthalmology


Medical School:         Rush Medical College

                                         Chicago, Illinois


Residency:                  West Suburban Hospital and Medical Center

                                        Oak Park, Illinois (Transitional Internship)


                                        University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics

                                        Chicago, Illinois (Ophthalmology Residency)


Hospital Affiliation:

                                       Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Albany Georgia, 1995 – Present


                                       Phoebe North, Albany, Georgia, 1995 – Present


                                       Phoebe Worth, Sylvester, Georgia, 1996 – Present


Biographical Profile:

            Dr. El-Roy Dixon was born in Jamaica and migrated to United States in 1979 to further his education.  He completed his Associates Degree in Pre-Med Studies at West Indies SDA College in Mandeville, Jamaica.  He then completed his college degree in Medical Technology (MT, ASCP) in 1981 at Andrews SDA University, Berrien Springs, Michigan.  He was an Honor Student and Graduated Suma Cum Laude.  Dr. Dixon then worked for approximately 7 years as a Medical Technologist, then went back to medical school at Rush University where he completed his medical degree in 1991.  Dr. Dixon graduated in the top 1/3 of his class.  Dr. Dixon went on to complete a transitional internship at West Suburban Hospital and Medical Center, Oak Park, Illinois.  Then completed his Ophthalmology Residency at the University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, Chicago, Illinois.  Dr. Dixon is now practicing General Ophthalmology in Albany, Georgia at Dixon Eye Care.  Dr. Dixon is a board Certified Ophthalmologist.  Dr. Dixon enjoys golfing, bicycling, and chess.  Dr. Dixon gives back to the community by volunteering at the Samaritan Clinic, and Emmanuel Seventh Day Adventist Junior Academy teaching Middle School Science.


Clinical Interests:      General Ophthalmology, Glaucoma, Cataracts, Diabetes, Macular Degeneration, Dry Eyes, etc.


Positions Held:       Phoebe North – Executive Committee, 2012

                                    HCA – Palmyra Medical Center – Chief of Surgery, 2011 – 2012

                                    Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital – Secretary, Medical Staff, 2007 – 2008

                                    Phoebe Putney Health Partners – Chairman, Credential Committee, 2001 – 2004

                                    HCA – Palmyra Medical Center – Credential Committee, 1999 – 2012

                                    HCA – Palmyra Medical Center – Ethics Committee, 1999 – 2012

                                    HCA – Palmyra Medical Center – Operating Room Committee, 1999 – 2012



Professional Society Memberships:


                                    American Medical Association

                                    American Academy of Ophthalmology

                                    Georgia Society of Ophthalmology

                                    Dougherty County Medical Society

                                    IAPAM (International Association for Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine)



Awards                     ARVO National Eye Institute Travel Grantee, May 1995

                                    Albany Area Chamber of Commerce “Who’s Who in Business 2007”



Clinical Research Interests: 

Dr. Dixon has been a Principal Investigator since 2008.


Of note, Dr. Dixon was a participant in the Clinical Research of Simbrinza that was approved in April 2013.

Dixon Eye Care Albany, GA