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C.M. Harris, MD

Dr. CM Harris

General Ophthalmology

 Ophthalmologist in Jacksonville, FL

C. M. Harris, MD served as a U.S. Navy Flight Surgeon before he founded Clay Eye in 1977. His goal was to provide quality eye care in a friendly, relaxed setting. After over 45 years in practice, he continues to offer comprehensive ophthalmology services.

C.M. Harris, MD is currently accepting new patients.

Education & Training

Medical Degree:

  • Berea College, Berea, KY
  • University of Miami, Miami, FL


  • Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, FL


  • Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, MD


  • Eye Surgery, International Eye Foundation, Harar, Ethiopia


  • Board Certified Ophthalmologist, American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Board of Eye Surgery, Certified Cataract Surgery
  • Phototherapeutic Keratectomy (PTK), VISX Star Laser System
  • Phorefractive Keratectomy (PRK), VISX Star Laser System
  • Basic Life Support-Recertified

Professional Organizations:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American College of Eye Surgeons
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Clay County Medical Society


  • Rotary Foundation-Paul Harris Fellow
  • Honor Intern-Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, FL

Military Service:

  • U.S. Navy, Active Duty 1968-1977
  • U.S. Navy, Captain, Reserves 1977-2003

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