Dwight Thibodeaux, OD

Optometric Physician located in Santa Fe, NM

About Dr. Thibodeaux

Dwight Thibodeaux, OD, is an optometric physician providing eye care to patients in the modern, 6,500 sq-foot facility of Accent Vision Specialists in Santa Fe, New Mexico. 


Education

Dr. Thibodeaux’s undergraduate work was through Louisiana State University, University of New Orleans and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He earned his doctorate in optometry from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. He completed his internships at the Indian Hospital in Shiprock, New Mexico, and the United States Air Force Academy Cadet Clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado. A life-long learner, Dr. Thibodeaux obtained additional post-graduate training in ocular disease from the Eye Institute of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia. 


Experience

In 1990, DR. Thibodeaux was one of three instructors providing the first postgraduate education course in LASER use by optometrists while serving as an assistant professor at Southern College of Optometry. He also established residency and internships programs in ocular disease at two separate campuses. 

During a three-year tenure as clinical director to two medical and surgical eye centers in West Tennessee, Dr. Thibodeaux gained specialized skills in complex eye disease management. 

Dr. Thibodeaux has been licensed to practice in six states and was honored as Optometrist of the Year in 2002 and again in 2007 by the New Mexico Optometric Association, where he has served as a board member and the association’s liaison in the insurance industry. 

Dr. Thibodeaux shares his knowledge and experience through lectures and presentations across a wide range of topics. He has often served as a clinical examiner for the New Mexico State Board of Optometry.

Personal Note

In addition to caring for his patients’ eye health, Dr. Thibodeaux enjoys an active lifestyle playing tennis, whitewater boating, downhill mountain biking, and motorcycling. Dr. Thibodeaux lives with his wife, Kim and their dogs in Santa Fe. 

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Dwight Thibodeaux, OD, is an optometric physician providing eye care to patients in the modern, 6,500 sq-foot facility of Accent Vision Specialists in Santa Fe, New Mexico. 


Education

Dr. Thibodeaux’s undergraduate work was through Louisiana State University, University of New Orleans and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He earned his doctorate in optometry from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. He completed his internships at the Indian Hospital in Shiprock, New Mexico, and the United States Air Force Academy Cadet Clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado. A life-long learner, Dr. Thibodeaux obtained additional post-graduate training in ocular disease from the Eye Institute of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia. 


Experience

In 1990, DR. Thibodeaux was one of three instructors providing the first postgraduate education course in LASER use by optometrists while serving as an assistant professor at Southern College of Optometry. He also established residency and internships programs in ocular disease at two separate campuses. 

During a three-year tenure as clinical director to two medical and surgical eye centers in West Tennessee, Dr. Thibodeaux gained specialized skills in complex eye disease management. 

Dr. Thibodeaux has been licensed to practice in six states and was honored as Optometrist of the Year in 2002 and again in 2007 by the New Mexico Optometric Association, where he has served as a board member and the association’s liaison in the insurance industry. 

Dr. Thibodeaux shares his knowledge and experience through lectures and presentations across a wide range of topics. He has often served as a clinical examiner for the New Mexico State Board of Optometry.

Personal Note

In addition to caring for his patients’ eye health, Dr. Thibodeaux enjoys an active lifestyle playing tennis, whitewater boating, downhill mountain biking, and motorcycling. Dr. Thibodeaux lives with his wife, Kim and their dogs in Santa Fe. 


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Major Insurances Accepted

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AARP
Avesis
Christus Health Plan
Cigna
Davis Vision
Humana
March Vision Care
Medicare
Presbyterian
Spectera
United Health Care
Vision Care Direct
VSP