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Dr. Abie Chadderdon - AOA PAC, Fiscal Responsibility, Empowering New Graduates

September 16, 2019

Dr. Chadderdon graduated from the Southern California College of Optometry in 1981. He practiced four years at Eisenhower Medical Center in Ft. Gordon, Georgia, while serving in the U.S. Army from 1981 to 1985; he joined Dr. Hinson in partnership. Shortly thereafter, the practice name was changed to Family Eyecare Associates and the Tama office was added. Dr. Chadderdon has additional training in pathology, contact lenses and children’s vision. He is a member of New Hope Christian Church, Noon Lions Club, Rotary Club, Chamber Ambassador, and he coaches youth sports. He has served on the Junior Achievement Board, Mid-Iowa Community Action Health Advisory Board, YMCA Board, and the United Way Executive Committee serving as co-chair in 2006. He is an active member of the Iowa Optometric Association, currently serving as Eyecare Benefits Chairman. He served as the 1995-1996 president and was named young OD of the year in 1986 and OD of the year in 2007. He is active in the American Optometric Association serving as state representative on two committees. He serves as a member of the Iowa Army National Guard now retired at a rank of Lt. Colonel.