Our Staff

Bonnie J. Brooks, MD

“What a joy to see the impact of better vision on a patient’s lifestyle.”

Dr. Bonnie J. Brooks graduated Summa Cum Laude from Mercer University and completed medical school and residency training in ophthalmology at the Medical College of Georgia. She is a member of Alpha Phi Omega Honor Society and graduated with honors at the postgraduate level. Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Brooks began her private practice of ophthalmology in Brunswick and St. Simons Island, Georgia, a community dear to her heart. Since opening the practice in 2005, Dr. Brooks provides exemplary and up to date surgical and diagnostic eye care to patients of all ages. She is the founder and director of Seaside Ophthalmology’s clinical facility and ambulatory surgery center, and enjoys practicing comprehensive ophthalmology with a surgical focus on cataract and anterior segment surgery. Dr. Brooks is married to Dr. Kevin Brooks, an orthopedic surgeon, and is an active sports enthusiast. Their twin daughters, Kate and Lucy, keep her busy while away from the office.




Angela Scott, MD

“Attention to detail results in better patient care and is elemental in the quest for improving and maintaining sight.”

Dr. Angela Scott received her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she was a Morehead Scholar. She was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and graduated with honors from the University Of North Carolina School Of Medicine. She completed her ophthalmology residency at Duke University Eye Center. She has experience in both academic and private practice settings, having been on faculty at Duke, the University of Utah, and the University of Florida. She is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Her interests include cataract and anterior segment surgery and comprehensive ophthalmology.

Outside of work, Dr. Scott attends Christ Church Frederica, serves on the board of Girls on the Run of the Golden Isles, and volunteers at Coastal Medical Access Project. She is the proud mother of two children.



Sara Phelps, OD

A Brunswick native, Dr. Sara Phelps graduated with honors from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology. She obtained her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she was inducted into the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society. Dr. Phelps is a member of both the American Optometric Association and the Georgia Optometric Association. She is married to Douglas Phelps, a local State Farm Insurance agent, and they are the parents of two young sons. Dr. Phelps and her family live on St. Simons Island, are active members of Wesley United Methodist Church at Frederica, and enjoy attending UGA football games.