Benjamin N. Gilbert, MD

bng-photo-e1361658837529After graduating from the United States Military Academy at West Point, Dr. Gilbert served as an Engineer Officer in the United States Army. Subsequent to medical school and internship, he served as a Brigade Medical Officer and Flight Surgeon in Germany, Iraq and Turkey in the Northern Iraq International Coalition Force. After Ophthalmology residency, Dr. Gilbert was the ophthalmologist for the 82nd Airborne Division and Special Forces at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, where he was also director of the first U.S. Army Laser Refractive Surgery Center. Dr. Gilbert is an instrument rated pilot and enjoys sailing, biking, and running. He and his wife, Dr. Vally Gilbert, have two sons and two daughters.

  • Undergraduate Education
    United States Military Academy; West Point, NY
  • Medical School Education
    Georgetown University Medical School; Washington, DC
  • Internship
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center; Washington, DC
  • Residency
    Madigan Army Medical Center; Tacoma, WA
  • Medical Practice
    Womack Army Medical Center; Fort Bragg, NC
    Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, University of North Carolina; Chapel Hill, NC
    Chico Eye Center; Chico, CA
  • Board Certified in Ophthalmology

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