Dr. Rick Whitehead was born and raised in St. George, Utah. He earned his medical degree with honors at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, where he stayed on for his Ophthalmology residency training. Dr. Whitehead completed his fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at Indiana University.
Dr. Whitehead is board certified in Ophthalmology and is actively involved with the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. He is also a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.