Dr. Clifton Fay, Jr. is a native of Columbus, Georgia, where he graduated from Brookstone School. He received a degree in biology from the University of Georgia, graduated magna cum laude, and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Fay received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia, where he was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his internship at the OU Health Sciences Center and his ophthalmology residency at the Dean McGee Eye Institute of the University of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City.
Dr. Fay is a board certified ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon. He has special interests in the medical and surgical management of glaucoma, including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, and advanced intraocular lens technologies. He has numerous professional affiliations including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Georgia Society of Ophthalmology and the Christian Ophthalmology Society.
Dr. Fay is married to Albany native Laura Stubbs Fay, M.D., an internist at Albany Internal Medicine. Dr. Fay enjoys spending time with his wife and young daughters, participating in international medical missions, fly-fishing, hunting, and cheering for his beloved Georgia Bulldogs.