Zakiya Nicks, OD is an optometrist at the Marietta Eye Clinic.

Zakiya Nicks, O.D.




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 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 the Marietta Eye Clinic.


Primary Care Optometry
Ocular Disease


Advanced Competency in Medical Optometry (ACMO) Certification

Honors & Awards

Featured in American Optometric Association Focus, “Vision for the Underserved,” May 2014
Memphis Business Journal’s, Top Forty Under 40 Honoree
Southern College of Optometry’s Above and Beyond Award, July 2013
Tennessee Public Health Association Annual Meeting Outstanding Poster Presentation Award, 2013


Hospital-Based Primary Care Residency
Memphis Veteran Affairs Medical Center
Memphis, TN

Doctor of Optometry Degree with Honors
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry
Birmingham, AL

Bachelor of Science, Major: Chemistry, Minor: Biology
Alcorn State University, Lorman, MS

Professional Associations

National Optometric Association
American Optometric Association

Employment Experience

Present, Marietta Eye Clinic

2015 – 2018, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR

2008 – 2015, Southern College of Optometry, Memphis, TN

"Dr Nicks is professional, knowledgeable, upbeat, reassuring, and personable. Thank you, Dr. Nicks, for a thorough examination."
-Roberta G.
"Dr. Nicks listened to my concerns and answered my questions while sitting, looking me in the eye, indicating respect. Her answers were clear and complete."
-Brenda L.
"All employees were courteous. The Covid precautions are reasonable: only one person at a time and appointments in optician area. Dr. Nicks was patient and respectful. The refraction was well done. I recommend this practice."
-Brenda L.