Tad Buckingham

Tad Buckingham, OD

Assistant Professor/ Interim Director, Forest Grove Eye Clinic
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Dr. Buckingham received his optometric degree at Pacific University, College of Optometry in 1994.  Dr. Buckingham has embraced educational and occupational diversity for over twenty-five years.  As an attending optometric physician at Pacific University College of Optometry, he has guided students in both Contact Lenses and Ocular Disease/Special Testing Service.  He has worked in both private practice, and mobile optometry focusing on geriatric care facilities.  

He recently retired from Forest Grove Fire and Rescue. His experience in fire and emergency services has allowed him to be able to impact emergent eye care, ocular injections, and to develop guidelines to manage medical emergencies in the primary care office.