The ophthalmologists and optometrists of the Marietta Eye Clinic each chose to join this practice because of a common philosophy, providing the highest quality patient care possible. Marietta Eye doctors are the experts in their fields, the top graduates in their educational and training programs, and deeply compassionate health care providers. The physicians and optometrists here research and provide the latest technology for their patients, listen intently to their patient’s needs, and ensure they have the highest quality support and surgical staff available. We invite you to explore the credentials and personality of our doctors on this page. Thank you for considering the Marietta Eye Clinic.
Primary Care Ophthalmology
Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
Board Certified by the American College of Lifestyle Medicine
State of Georgia, 2005
Army Commendation Medal 2000
Air Force Commendation Medal 2002
Air Force Meritorious Service Medal 2005
Bachelor of Science
Major: Biology/Minor: Nutrition
Temple University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
6/1995 – 6/1996
Jackson Memorial Hospital/ University of Miami Internship
Department of Internal Medicine
University of South Florida Eye Institute
Department of Ophthalmology, Tampa, FL
1/1998 – 5/2000
Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Wilford Hall Medical Center and Brooke Army Medical Center
Department of Ophthalmology, San Antonio, TX
Fluent in English and Spanish.
Wellstar Kennestone Hospital, Marietta, GA, 30060
Wellstar Cobb Hospital
3rd Medical Group/Elmendorf Air Force Base Hospital, AK 99506
Alaska Native Medical Center, Anchorage, AK 99508
6th Medical Group/MacDill Air Force Base Hospital, FL 33624
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataracts and Refractive Surgeons
American College of Lifestyle Medicine
Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine
Ayyala RS, Cruz DA, Margo CE, Harman LE, Pautler SE, Misch DM, Mines JA, Richards DW.
Cystoid macular edema associated with latanoprost in aphakic and pseudophakic eyes. Am J Ophthalmol. 1998 Oct;126(4):602-4
*Published under maiden name, Cruz.
12/05 to the Present
Marietta Eye Clinic
895 Canton Rd, Bldg. 100
Marietta, GA 30060
6/02 to 8/05
Chief of Ophthalmology
3rd Medical Group
Elmendorf AFB, AK 99506
6/00 to 5/02
Chief of Ophthalmology
6th Medical Group
MacDill AFB, FL 33624
Served in the United States Air Force as an Ophthalmologist from 1998 to 2005.
Singing, hiking, and spending time with my husband and teenage daughters.
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Marietta Eye Clinic Acworth Office
4450 Calibre Xing, Suite 1104
Acworth, GA 30101
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Extended hours may be available.
Dr. Kristen Peterson Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology MARIETTA, GA October 17, 2019 – Marietta Eye Clinic, one of Georgia’s largest and most comprehensive eye care practices, is pleased to announce the latest achievement earned by one of the practice’s talented providers. Recently, the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO) granted board certification to…
Dr. Jordan Stanley Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology MARIETTA, GA October 17, 2019 – Marietta Eye Clinic, one of Georgia’s largest and most comprehensive eye care practices, is pleased to announce the latest achievement earned by one of the practice’s talented providers. Recently, the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO) granted board certification to…
As a healthcare provider, we are proud to join our fellow professionals in serving a community with unique needs. The Marietta Eye Clinic recently sponsored the Adult Disability Medical Healthcare (ADMH) nonprofit’s charity 5K Run for Health. This race raised funds for this fantastic organization which supports adults with disabilities, helping them access desperately needed,…