Meet Dr. Emily Fleming in today’s Doctor Spotlight!
Where are you from?
I’m from Tupelo.
Why did you want to become an optometrist?
I wanted to be an optometrist because I spent so much time as a patient in my local optometrist’s office. I felt comfortable there and it seemed like something I would enjoy doing.
What is your favorite thing about your job?
My favorite thing about my job is the relationships I have with my patients—after 12 years in this area I have gotten to see children growing up, and follow patients through different milestones.
Tell us about your family.
I am married to Mark Fleming and we have two children—Russ is 3 and Kate is 1.
What is your favorite weekend activity?
My weekends are spent with my family, playing outside and cooking and grilling.