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Meet William Clay Ashford, M.D.

PRACTICE LOCATIONS

Ashford Eye Clinic
501 Marshall Street
Suite 603
Jackson, MS 39202

The Eye Surgery and Laser Center, LLC.
Suite 604
Jackson, MS 39202

Ursic-Ashford Institute
1418 McFarland Blvd.
Suite 100
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
205-752-5551

EDUCATION

Premedical:  1968-71 University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS 
Omicron Delta Kappa Society
Alpha Epsilon Delta International Premedical Honor Society

Medical: 1971-75 University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, MS
Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities

Internship: 1975-76 University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS
Straight Medicine

Residencies:
1976-77 University of Mississippi Medical Center
Internal Medicine
1977 Stanford University School of Medicine
OphdWmology/Basic Science Course
1977-80 University of Mississippi Medical Center
Resident/Assistant Instructor, Ophthalmology
Honors: Chief Resident~Ophthalmology

Fellowship: 1980 Baylor College of Medicine
Ophthalmol./Comeal Surgery

Board Certification : 1981 Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology

Fellow: 1982 American Academy of Ophthalmology

Continuing Education Programs (partial listing):
1979 - New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology, “Medical & Surgical Diseases of the Cornea,” (Category 1, 27 hours). 
1981 - Ophthalmological Conference, University of Mississippi Medical Center.
1982 - Comparison of Anterior Chamber, Pre-Pupillary, Pupillary, and Posterior Chamber IOL’s and Evolution of Intraocular Lens Calculation Formulas, Louisiana-Mississippi Ophthalmology & Otolaryngological Society. 
1982 - Techniques of Posterior Chambor IOL Placement, Centering and Performance of Capsulotomy Behind PC IOL and Clinical Importance and Relevance of Specular and Microscopy, LA-MS Ophthalmology & Otolaryngological Society.
1983 - Measuring the Potential Acuity of Cataractous Eyes, Practical Review: New Generation Automated Refractors, Laser Trabeculoplasty in Primary and Secondary Glaucomas, LA-MS Opthalmology & Otolaryngological Society. 
1983 - Photocoagulation, Francis L’Esperance, Jr., M.D. 
1984 - Opthalmology, American Society of Contemporary Ophthalmology. 
1985 - Epikeratophakia, Louisiana State University. 
1985 - Kerato-Lens for Kaufman-McDonald EPI (KME), Louisiana State University. 
Medical and Surgical Diseases of the Cornea
1983, 1992, 1995 - National Eye Conference.
1995 - ExcimerHorizon Physician Education Program. 
1982, 1996 - Ophthalmology Update, University of Mississippi Medical Center. 
Moria’s LSK MicroKeratome
1997 - VISX Excrimer Laser System, PRKa.
1997 - C.Lasik: Lamellar Refractive Surgery and Fellowship.
1998 - VISX Excimer Laser System, PRK with Astigmatism & High Myopia.

LICENSURE

State of Mississippi Board of Medical Licensure No.07279 1979 to present

State of Alabama Medical Licensure Commission No.16088

QUALIFICATIONS

Private Practice

Ashford Eye Clinic
501 Marshall Street
Suite 603
Jackson, MS 39202

Ursic-Ashford Institute
1418 McFarland Blvd. North
Suite 100
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406

Clinical Appointments

Clinical Instructor (non-paid), 10/9/80-6/30/88, 5/20/99 – Present
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Mississippi School of Medicine
2500 N. State Street
Jackson, MS 39216

Rotation Supervisor, 1985-Present
Department of Family Practice
D. Melessa, Phillips, M.D., Professor and Chairman
University of Mississippi Medical Center
2500 N. State Street
Jackson, MS 39216

Hospital Medical Staff Appointments

University Hospitals & Clinics, 08/20/99-Present
(585 beds)
University of Mississippi Medical Center
2500 N. State Street
Jackson, MS 39216-4505

St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1980-present
971 Lakeland Drive
Jackson, MS 39216

Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, 1980-present
(630 beds)
1225 N. State St.
Jackson, MS 39202-9988

River Oaks Hospital
(110 beds)
1030 River Oaks Dr.
Jackson, MS 39208

The Eye Foundation Hospital
1720 University Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233

Ambulatory Surgical Center Appointments

HealthSouth Surgical Center
(formerly Surgicare of Jackson), 1983-present
766 Lakeland Dr.
Jackson, MS 39216

HealthSouth Surgical Center
1418 McFarland Blvd. North
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406

The Eye Surgery and Laser Center, LLC.
501 Marshall Street
Suite 604
Jackson, MS 39202

Professional Societies

American Medical Association
American Association of Ophthalmology
Central Medical Society
Mississippi State Medical Association
Diplomate-American Board of Ophthalmology, since 1981
Follow-American Academy of Ophthalmology, since 1982

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