Walter Whitley, OD, MBA, FAAO

Walter Whitley, OD, MBA, FAAO serves as the Director of Professional Relations and Education for Virginia Eye Consultants in Norfolk, VA and Regional Medical Director for Eyecare Partners where his practice encompasses ocular surface disease, glaucoma, surgical co-management and clinical research. Dr. Whitley is a nationally recognized author and lecturer on a variety of and serves as co-chief medical editor for Modern Optometry, contributing editor for the Review of Optometry and co-medical editor for Dry Eye Coach. Dr. Whitley is the Immediate Past Chair of the American Academy of Optometry Anterior Segment Section and the immediate past president of the Virginia Optometric Association where he has been recognized as the 2012 Young Optometrist of the Year, the 2015 Legislative Keyperson of the Year and the 2020 Optometrist of the Year.