Our Staff

Dr. Bonnie J. Brooks, M.D.

“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, and she is the founder and director of Seaside Ophthalmology’s new clinical facility and ambulatory surgery center. Dr. Brooks is married to Dr. Kevin Brooks, an orthopedic surgeon, and is an active sports enthusiast and member of First Baptist Church in Brunswick.






Dr. Angela Scott, M.D.

“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.  Her interests include comprehensive ophthalmology and small incision cataract surgery.   Outside of work, she is involved with her two teenagers and their activities, as a volunteer at Coastal Medical Access Project, and at her church, Christ Church Frederica.






Dr. Duane Cochran, O.D.

“Never lose focus on the importance of your eyesight.”

Dr. Duane Cochran is originally from Dalton, Georgia, completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and graduated from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis with a Doctor of Optometry degree. After serving as Chief of Optometric Services at Wilford Hall United States Air Force Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, Dr. Cochran relocated to Glynn County where he has maintained a private practice for thirty years. Dr. Cochran is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Georgia Optometric Association, and he has served on the Georgia State Board of Optometry under two Governors. Dr. Cochran and his wife Ann have raised five boys and now live on St. Simons Island. They are members of the St. Simons Island First Baptist Church. Dr. Cochran's special interests are in comprehensive eye and vision care and contact lens therapy.




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