Dr. Fields is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he earned a B.S.- Chemistry, and O.D. in 1984. He worked as a staff optometrist from 1984-1988 before opening his own practice, East Alabama Eye Associates, Inc., in 1988.
In addition to running his own practice, Dr. Fields performed on-site nursing home care from 1991-1995 throughout the state of Alabama. He has also been involved with sports eye care since 1996 and has treated athletes ranging from high school to the professional level.
Dr. Fields partners with specialized surgeons to provide refractive surgery evaluation and post-surgery progress checks.
Dr. Fields is an active member of the American Optometric Association, Alabama Optometric Association, UAB Alumni Association, and the Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks. He and his wife, Nancy, reside in Auburn.