• Dr. Arthur Woods received his M.D. at the University of Arkansas where he also served his internship and residency.

  • He earned his undergraduate degree from McMurry College.

  • He is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology with fellowship in the American Academy of Ophthalmology.


  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology

  • American Medical Association

  • Tennessee Academy of Ophthalmology

  • Tennessee Medical Association

  • Consolidated Medical Society of West Tennessee

  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery


  • A strong desire to help people preserve their valuable sense of eyesight led Dr. Woods to the practice of ophthalmology.

  • Dr. Woods is a southern native and was drawn to the Eye Clinic and Jackson because he wanted to be affiliated with a group of quality physicians in a thriving community.

  • Dr. Woods traveled to China in 1997 for a study of the LASIK procedure under Dr. Stephen Slade, a pioneer in the field. He returned to the U.S. with the skills and information needed to perform this surgical procedure which uses a laser to correct near-sightedness and astigmatism.


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