Dr. Shepherd is a native of Cookeville and graduate of Tennessee Technological University. He is licensed by the Tennessee Board of Optometry in the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease. He provides vision examinations, corrective spectacle and contact lenses, therapeutic eyecare, and medical management and referral services for your various ocular conditions and surgical care.
Dr. Shepherd received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee in 2005, after completing externship training at The Eye Center at Southern College of Optometry, The Branch Medical Clinic at Mid-South Naval Base in Millington, TN, and Dr.’s Whitley and Hughes in Covington, TN. Since that time Dr. Shepherd has been in practice here at Huddleston & Shepherd Family Vision.
Dr. Shepherd is currently serving on the Tennessee Optometric Association Board of Trustees, and is active in the American Optometric Society and Upper Cumberland Optometric Society. Along with these duties Dr. Shepherd serves as a deacon in his church, is president of the Cookeville Noon Day Lion’s Club, and a member of the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce’s Music Development Committee.
Dr. Coble is our newest team member. He began with us in July 2013. Dr. Coble graduated Suma Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee at Martin with a degree in Cell and Molecular Biology. He is licensed by the Tennessee Board of Optometry in diagnosis and treatment of eye disease. At the office, he performs vision examinations, including prescription of glasses and contact lenses, as well as primary medical eye care of referral services.
Dr. Coble, much like Doctor Huddleston and Doctor Shepherd before him, is a doctoral graduate from th Southern College of Optometry in Memphis. He received his degree after completing his training at the college and in externships at the Hughes Eye Center in Jackson, Tennessee and Origin Family Eye in Hendersonville, TN.
Dr. Coble has since been working with Dr. Shepherd here in Cookeville, and in our satellite office in Gordonsville, TN and Dr. Coble is an active member of the American Optometric Association and Upper Cumberland Optometeric Society. He is also a member of the Smith County Rotary Club.