Mark Dickinson, OD is an optometrist at the Marietta Eye Clinic.

Mark Dickinson, O.D.




The ophthalmologists and optometrists of 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 patients’ needs, and ensure their patients 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 Marietta Eye Clinic.


Dr. Dickinson works with specialty contact lenses and has extensive experience with geriatric patients. He is part of the Geriatric Eye Group, a group of optometrists and ophthalmologists who treat patients in skilled nursing, rehabilitation, and assisted-living centers across Georgia.


Licensed to practice optometry in the state of Georgia
Licensed to practice optometry in the state of Florida

Honors & Awards

Past Trustee for the Georgia Optometric Association
Past President of the Georgia Optometric Association
Lecturer on Geriatric In-Patient Eye Care


University of Georgia B.S. Biology 1978
Athens, GA

University of Alabama at Birmingham
School of Optometry O.D. 1984
Birmingham, AL

Professional Associations

American Optometric Association
Georgia Optometric Association
Southern Council of Optometrists
Metro Atlanta Optometric Association

Leadership Experience

President: Metro Atlanta Optometric Association, 1987 – 1988
Trustee: Georgia Optometric Association, 1988 – 1992

Community Service

Developed a program with Good Samaritan to provide eye exams to children and battered women in shelters with a grant from the Helen Keller Foundation. Also participates in student health fairs and health fairs for various service organizations.

Employment Experience

Marietta Eye Clinic – Sept 2012 – present
Private Practice in Marietta, Georgia; 1984 – present
Developed Geriatric Eye Group: Group practice of optometrists and ophthalmologists providing inpatient eye care to residents of long term care facilities throughout Georgia
Founding Member of Adairsville Eye Associates Optometry and Ophthalmology group practice in Adairsville, Georgia. Affiliated with Floyd Medical Center in Rome, GA
Founding member of Georgia Eye Group

Personal Interests

Dr. Dickinson has run in 43 Peachtree Road races in a row. He also enjoys working on scuba boat charters and completed the
Iron Man Triathalon in 2017. He has 2 children – 1 daughter and 1 son – and has practiced in the East Cobb area for close to 33 years.

"It is my third year with Dr. Mark Dickinson. He is very thorough and shows great concern for his patients."
-Jacques P.
"Had another great experience with the staff at Marietta Eye Clinic and Dr. Dickinson. Their office is busy for good reason. They are professional, thorough and very easy to navigate from an administrative/billing standpoint. Would recommend!"
-Jennifer C.