Alden Negaard, O.D.
Dr. Negaard is a Virginia native excited to have recently joined Cobb Eye Center in the fall of 2021. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Human Nutrition and Exercise from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Soon after he headed west to San Antonio, Texas where he received his Doctor of Optometry degree graduating magna cum laude from the University of the Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry.
During optometry school Dr. Negaard earned numerous accolades including multiple awards for clinical and academic excellence, being chosen by faculty to be the lead clinical teaching assistant for underclassman and attaining the highest score in his class on the national optometry licensing examination, all while being ranked in the top 5% of his class from start to finish of the doctoral program. He is also a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honors Society.
After school he completed a residency training program focused on ocular disease and surgical co-management at Houston’s prestigious Eye Center of Texas. There he worked alongside retina, cornea, glaucoma, cataract, and refractive surgeons.
In his free time, he enjoys working out, cheering for Hokie sports, and spending time with friends and family.