ABOUT DR. EL-ROY DIXON, MD
Specialty: General Ophthalmology
Phone Number: (229) 439 – 7700
Fax: (229) 439 – 7283
806 N. Jefferson St.
Albany, GA 31701
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
Residency: West Suburban Hospital and Medical Center
Oak Park, Illinois (Transitional Internship)
University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics
Chicago, Illinois (Ophthalmology Residency)
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Albany Georgia, 1995 – Present
Phoebe North, Albany, Georgia, 1995 – Present
Phoebe Worth, Sylvester, Georgia, 1996 – Present
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.