Locations:

  • 1091 Highway 64 W, Suite 2, Hayesville, NC 28904
  • 486 Hospital Drive, Clyde, NC 28721
  • 610 State Farm Road, Boone, NC 28607
  • 1196 Skyland Drive, Sylva, NC 28779
  • 144 Holly Springs Park Drive, Franklin, NC 28734
  • 2311 Asheville Highway, Hendersonville, NC 28791
  • 2001 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803
  • 8B Medical Park Drive, Asheville, NC 28803
  • 21 Medical Park Drive, Asheville, NC 28803
  • 8 Medical Park Drive, Asheville, NC 28803

Specialties

  • Contact Lenses
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Optical Services
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Strabismus and Amblyopia

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Voted Best Doctor 2015 through 2016Dr. Wiggins specializes in comprehensive ophthalmology, pediatric ophthalmology, and neuro-ophthalmology and serves as the physician administrator for Asheville Eye Associates. Following his fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology and neuro-ophthalmology, Dr. Wiggins served for one year as Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatric Ophthalmology at King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital and since 1991 has practiced at Asheville Eye Associates. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Board of the American Association of Ophthalmic Executives, and the Board of the Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company. He has also served as President of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. As Western North Carolina’s only physician fellowship trained in both Pediatric Ophthalmology and Neuro-ophthalmology, Dr. Wiggins is a recognized authority in children’s eye disorders and neurological diseases of the visual system. He has been named among the Best Doctors in America by Best Doctors Inc. since 2011, a recognition received by only 5% of doctors in America.

Dr. Wiggins and his wife have three children. He enjoys family activities and golf. He has lived in Asheville since 1991.

Education and Training:

Medical School: MD, UNC-Chapel Hill

Ophthalmology Residency: Duke

Fellowship: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus: Baylor (Texas Children’s Hospital); Neuro-ophthalmology: Duke

Management: Master of Healthcare Administration, UNC-Chapel Hill

Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology

Honors and Awards:

Phi Beta Kappa (UNC-Chapel Hill), Alpha Omega Alpha (UNC-Chapel Hill), Honor Award (American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus), Secretariat Award (American Academy of Ophthalmology), Marshall Parks Bronze Medal (Children’s Eye Foundation)

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Vice President of the Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  • Member of the American Medical Association
  • Consulting Associate Professor of Ophthalmology of Duke University Eye Center
  • Member of the American Eye Study Club
  • Member of the North Carolina Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
  • Member of the North Carolina Medical Society
  • Medical Staff of Mission Hospitals
  • Medical Staff of Thoms Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Member of the Buncombe County Medical Society
  • Member of the Duke Eye Center Alumni Association
  • Member of the American College of Physician Executives

Regional Medical Park

8 Medical Park Drive
Asheville, NC 28803

(828) 258-1586
(800) 232-0420