Joseph Childs, MD
A native of Texas, Dr. Childs graduated Cum Laude from Texas A&M University as a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. He earned his medical degree from The University of Texas Medical School at Houston graduating among the top ten percent of his class and was elected a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. His Ophthalmology residency and Glaucoma Fellowship were completed at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Department of Ophthalmology. While there, Dr. Childs served as Chief Resident and Clinical Instructor. Additionally, he received awards for Best Resident Research Project, Best Resident Teacher as voted by his peers and the Charles C. Barr Resident Award.
Dr. Childs is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Glaucoma Society. He is board certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Childs is married with four children. He enjoys family time, church activity, and outdoor interests such as gardening, fishing, hiking and camping. He is an active community volunteer and enjoys participating in his children’s various sports activities.