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Dr. Minix received his bachelor’s and medical degrees from the University of Kentucky. Following his internship in internal medicine at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, he completed an ophthalmology residency at the University of Kentucky in Lexington in 1999, where he also served as a faculty member upon graduation.

Dr. Minix is Board-Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is licensed to practice medicine in the states of Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio.

Dr. Minix practices general ophthalmology with a special emphasis in medical glaucoma and diseases of the eye. Prior to joining Eyesight Associates, Dr. Minix worked in private practice in Lexington, Kentucky and in Albany, Georgia.

Born in Savannah, Georgia, Dr. Minix hails from a long line of ophthalmologists and optometrists dating back to the early 1900s. His father, Micheal B. Minix Sr., MD, who is now retired, completed his internship at Memorial Hospital in Savannah. Other family members who also chose the path of caring for eyes include: his maternal grandfather, great aunt, great uncle, and great grandfather, who were all optometrists. Prior to joining the family tradition of eye care, Dr. Minix followed his love for baseball. He was a draft pick for the New York Yankees in 1987 and attended Vanderbilt University on a baseball scholarship.

Dr. Minix and his wife Emily reside in the Warner Robins area where they enjoy spending time with their two children.