Dr. Gary Tanner has served patients in the Tidewater area since 1993 when his military service brought him to Virginia. Raised in Arkansas, he graduated with honors from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 1986. After an internship in San Diego, he became a Naval Flight Surgeon. He enjoyed his service to the Marine Air Groups in North Carolina prior to returning to San Diego to complete a residency in Comprehensive Ophthalmology in 1993. He served as Chairman of the Ophthalmology Departments at Camp Lejeune, NC and the Naval Regional Medical Center in Portsmouth, VA prior to his retirement from the Navy in 2006 with numerous honors.
Dr. Tanner, a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, specializes in the latest techniques in cataract and oculoplastic surgery. In addition, he has extensive training and experience in the care of glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, and dry eyes, as well as comprehensive eye care.
Dr. Tanner practices at Hampton Roads Eye Associates’ Oyster Point location.