Philip E. Walling, OD, FAAO

Philip E. WallingProfessor
Chief of Medical & Surgical Services

Dr. Walling is a Professor at the Michigan College of Optometry. He received his doctorate in Optometry from the University of Houston College of Optometry and is TPA certified in Michigan and Texas. Following graduation, he was an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Houston's University Eye Institute and practiced in a multidisciplinary setting until moving to Michigan. After relocating to Michigan, Dr. Walling practiced at the University of Michigan Health Service, Associated Eye Institute and Surgical Center and in private practice.

He is currently the Chief of the Medical and Surgical Service at the University Eye Center and teaches classes in Anterior and Posterior Segment Ocular Disease, Glaucoma, Laser & Refractive Surgery and Injectable Pharmaceuticals. He has lectured exclusively on ocular disease, pharmacology, contact lenses and primary care procedures. He was voted "Educator of the Year" by the Michigan Optometric Association in 2000. Dr. Walling is currently the director of continuing education at MCO and serves as faculty liaison on the Academic Relations Committee, Professional Affairs Division of the Michigan Optometric Association. Outside of optometry, he is the Assistant Men's and Women's Golf Coach at Ferris State University.

Office: MCO 251
Phone: (231) 591-2183
Email: [email protected]