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William Holcomb, MD

Ophthalmologist at Holcomb Laser Center Accepting new patients?Yes


About Dr. William Holcomb

Dr. Holcomb is a board certified ophthalmic surgeon. He obtained his B.A. at the University of Mississippi, graduating summa cum laude. He then completed his medical school training at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, Alabama, gaining membership in the AOA medical honor society and graduating cum laude. After a one year medical internship at Carraway Methodist Medical Center, he completed a three year residency at the Eye Foundation Hospital in Birmingham, where he served as Chief Resident. He was then certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

He established a cataract and refractive surgery practice in Cullman in 1994 and opened Holcomb Laser Center in 1999. During his career he has performed thousands of refractive procedures.

Dr. Holcomb is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS). He currently serves on the Board of the Alabama Academy of Ophthalmology (ALOA). He has lectured at the annual AAO meetings, and recently served two years as Chief of Staff at Cullman Regional Medical Center. He and his wife have three children.


Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Mississippi

Medical degree from University of Alabama School of Medicine

Internship at Carraway Methodist Medical Center

Residency at Eye Foundation Hospital

Memberships and Affiliations

American Board of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology 

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

Alabama Academy of Ophthalmology