Dr. Jeff Foster
Dr. Jeff Foster attended Newport Grammar School, Cocke County High School, and ETSU. He graduated from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis in 1981 and joined the practice of Drs. Ford and Henry. Dr. Foster is a member of Fellowship Presbyterian Church, PCA. He has served terms on local boards and organizations such as the Cocke County Election Commission, Cocke County Library Board, Newport-Cocke County Economic Development Commission, Newport Central Charities, Douglas Adult Cooperative, and the East TN Eye Bank. Dr. Foster has been a past president of the Lions Club and Boys Club. As an optometric physician Dr. Foster is a member of the Smoky Mountain Optometric Physicians, Tennessee Academy of Optometric Physicians, Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians, SECO International, and the American Optometric Association. The Tennessee Optometric Association in 1984 named Dr. Foster the Tennessee Young Optometrist of the Year; in 1996 named him the Tennessee Optometrist of the Year; and in 2014 was named the OD of the Decade by the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians. He has been a past president of the Tennessee Optometric Association, Tennessee Academy of Optometry, and is past chairman of the Tennessee Board of Examiners in Optometry. Dr. Foster serves on the Consultative/Courtesy Staff of Newport Medical Center. Dr. Foster is board certified by the American Board of Optometry. When not in the office Dr. Foster enjoys some fishing, hunting, clay shooting, travel, and is an avid fan of the ETSU Buccaneers.