Dr. William "Gil" Davis

A native of Louisville, Mississippi, Dr. Gil Davis is a 1986 graduate of The University of Alabama School of Optometry. He began his career in an O.D. /M.D. practice in Georgia before returning to Mississippi to purchase the Newton Eye Clinic in 1989. The Newton Eye Clinic is a primary eyecare clinic which services the residents of Newton county and surrounding areas.

The Newton Eye Clinic is a full scope eyecare clinic that includes the following services: comprehensive eye examinations, glaucoma diagnosis and treatment, cataract surgery, laser refractive surgery and medical treatment of all eye diseases. Newton Eye Clinic also has a full service optical laboratory and dispensery where glasses are made on the premises. Newton Eye Clinic has a large inventory of contact lens including toric lens for astigmatism and bifocal contacts, one day contacts and tints to change or enhance any eye color.

American Optometric Association
MS Optometric Association
University of Mississippi Alumni Association
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry Alumni Association

Professional Service
State Board of Optometry Member – 2005 – present
President – Mississippi optometric Association – 2000
President Elect – Mississippi Optometric Association – 1999
First Vice President – Mississippi Optometric Association – 1998
Second Vice President – Mississippi Optometric Association – 1997
Secretary/Treasurer – Mississippi Optometric Association – 1996
Board Member – Mississippi Optometric Association – 1994 – 1995
Legislative Chairman – Mississippi Optometric Association – 1995 – 2000

Community Service
President – Newton Chamber of Commerce – 1991
President – Newton Rotary Club – 1996
Chairman – Newton Regional Hospital Board of Trustees
Board Member – Newton City Zoning Board

Dr. Davis resides in Newton with his wife Jerri Anne. They have four children, Taylor, age 25; Anna Claire, age 24; Justin, age 20; and Leigh Leigh, age 15. He enjoys all outdoor activities including hunting, fishing and riding motorcycles.


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