Dr. Rebecca Patton
Born in St. Paul, MN, Rebecca Cox Patton, O.D., attended three years of high school in Jefferson City, MO, before being accepted into Central Methodist college in Fayette, MO. After graduating magna cum laude with a B.A. in Biology,
Dr. Patton interned at Charity Hospital in New Orleans and worked as a medical technologist specializing in blood banking. In 1994 she graduated cum laude from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN, and externed with an emphasis in ocular disease at the Naval Hospital in Millington, TN.
After practicing in Memphis, TN, Dr. Patton relocated to Jackson, MS, in 2001. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Mississippi Optometric Association, ALLDOCS, a board member of Mississippi Vision Foundation and is active in the community as a member of Jackson 2000, Parent of Public Schools, and the Jackson Chamber of Commerce. She supports the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, the Mississippi Academy of Ancient, and is currently serving on the boards of New Stage Theatre, Fish Tale Group, as well as the Governor's Initiative: Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi.
Outside of work she travels, reads, gardens, attempts to practice yoga and pilates, and attends art and theatre events. She has one daughter, Kristin, an actress who lives in New York City. And a "grand dog" named Jack!