Phillip Ford, O.D., ABO Diplomate, is a Board Certified Optometrist Physician and Co-owner of Eye care of Catoosa Hills. Dr. Ford completed his undergraduate degree at he University of Oklahoma and received his Doctorate at NorthEastern State (NSU). Upon graduation, Dr. Ford was accepted to a intensive ocular disease and refractive care residency at a prominent Tulsa ophthalmology practice (Eyecare Associates of South Tulsa).
His training included extensive pathological care, emergent injuries/trauma, surgical consultation/post operative care and minor surgical procedures. He is certified to preform multiple minor eye procedures including laser corrective surgery (PRK).
Soon after completing his residency training, Dr Ford teamed up with one of Tulsa's most prestigious surgeons, Dr Marc Abel of Triad Eye Institute, to develop a smaller more personalized referral center. In 2017 Dr Ford was blessed to joined Eye care of Catoosa with two of his fellow NSU colleagues to continue to grow the presence of eye care in the great city of Catoosa.
Dr. Ford Serves in multiple leadership roles in his profession and community. He is the greater Tulsa area district director for the Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians. He also sits on the OAOP PAC counsel aimed to protect and advance optometric care in the state of Oklahoma.
Dr Ford finds his compassion for his patients from his deep faith in Jesus Christ and aims to make
all his patients feel that they are important and cared for. His childhood dream was always to find a career in which he had the opportunity to work closely with people and bring Joy their lives.
"Every day, my goal is to have a small positive impact on a person's life. I want each person to know that they are special" - Phillip Ford