Dr. Punit Bhakta, O.D.
Dr. Punit Bhakta provides comprehensive vision care including routine exams and the treatment of various types of eye disease. He is currently a member of the American Optometric Association and the Georgia Optometric Association.
Dr. Bhakta grew up in Biloxi, Mississippi. He graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from THE University of Georgia. He earned his Doctorate of Optometry from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Optometry.
Dr. Bhakta completed a Residency in Ocular Disease and Refractive surgery with Woolfson Eye Institute in Atlanta, Georgia, where he learned to diagnose and treat rare forms of eye disease in one of the premier ophthalmology clinics in the southeast.
In his free time, Dr. Bhakta enjoys rooting for the DAWGS each fall during college football season, playing golf, and enjoying different types of food. He currently resides in Smryna, with his wife Divya and daughter Nyla.
Dr. Bhavisha Patel, O.D.
Dr. Bhavisha Patel provides comprehensive vision care including contact lens fittings and treatment of eye disease as well as co-managing refractive and cataract surgery.
Dr. Patel attended the University of South Florida for her Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences and then went on to receive her Doctorate of Optometry degree at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Upon completion of her professional degree, Dr. Patel completed a residency in ocular disease with Georgia Eye Partners. She is also a member of the American Optometric Association and the Georgia Optometric Association.
Dr. Patel enjoys her spare time traveling and being outdoors. She also enjoys her trying different types of food. Dr. Patel currently resides in Midtown.
Dr. Scott Bowser, Doctor Emeritus
Dr. Bowser is the senior member of the Peachtree City Eye Center team. He joined the Eye Center in July, 1977 and has become a permanent part of many of the families who have enjoyed sharing their lives and families with him over the past thirty-six years.
Dr. Bowser was raised with the values of the heartland, growing up in Springfield, Ohio. He attended the University of Cincinnati and Ohio University. His undergraduate studies were in biology and pre-optometry. He went on to receive his Doctor of Optometry degree from The Ohio State University College of Optometry in June 1977. He then joined the practice of Dr. Engram in Peachtree City.
During his years in practice, Dr. Bowser has aggressively continued his education. He attends a large number of continuing education classes each year. He is also a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and a charter member of the AOA’s contact lens section. He is a past district president and current member of the Georgia Optometric Association, past president of the Rotary Club of Peachtree City and is an active paticipant at Passion City Church where he is a door holder. Dr. Bowser has served on mission trips to Nicaragua with God’s Eyes, and plans to go on his next mission trip to Haiti in June. In 1995, Dr. Bowser was selected for Who’s Who of Professionals and Executives.
Dr. Bowser enjoys time with his family and has two grown sons. He enjoys Bible studies, reading Christian and professional materials, road bicycling, backpacking, walking, weight lifting, golf and snow skiing. He is a avid Ohio State Buckeye fan, loves talking college football and follows the Braves as well.
During the past 36 years, Dr. Bowser has worked closely with the ophthalmology and eye surgery practices of Dr. Floyd Davis, Dr. Barrie Thrasher, Dr. Daniel Hennessey and, since 1988, with Ophthalmologist James C. Hays, M.D of the prestigious Woolfson Eye Institute. Dr. Bowser looks forward to serving and caring for the next generation of Peachtree City, Fayetteville, Tyrone, Sharpsburg, Senoia and Newnan families and striving to be the eye doctor of choice from your family!