Dr. Eric Gates received his B.A. in Biology from Emory University Atlanta, GA in 1991. He then received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry Memphis, TN in 1995. His clinical Externships include Katzen Eye Group in Baltimore, MD, and Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, NM.
Dr. Gates has been practicing Optometry for 25 years in Georgia, Maryland, Pennsylvania & New Jersey.
When not seeing patients, he enjoys spending quality time with family, particularly outdoor activities. He enjoys frequent visits down the shore to the Ocean City boardwalk which is one of his son Tyler’s favorite activities (4 years old). In his spare time, he enjoys competing in obstacle races and mud runs. Dr. Gates is also an avid pool player, and an accomplished juggler, having honed the skills at The Philadelphia School of Circus Arts.