About & Bios

Jerry R. Blair, M.D., Ph.D.

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Dr. Blair is originally from Columbia, Kentucky. He graduated from Georgetown College, Magna Cum Laude. He completed doctoral studies at Wake Forest University receiving his Ph.D. in Neurobiology and Anatomy and subsequently received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed a residency in Ophthalmology at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia followed by two years of Fellowship training in Diseases of the Retina and Vitreous at the Eye Institute of the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Dr. Blair is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Missouri, Columbia. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Missouri Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons for which he previously served as a board member and president, the American Society of Retina Specialists, and is a Diplomat for the American Board of Ophthalmology.


Mari Ann Keithahn, M.D.

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Dr. Mari Ann Keithahn was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. She graduated from Carleton College, Magna Cum Laude, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She earned her medical degree from the Duke University School of Medicine. She then completed a Residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Minnesota followed by a two-year Fellowship in Retinal and Vitreous Diseases and Surgery at the University of California, Davis Medical Center. Dr. Keithahn is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Missouri, Columbia. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the Missouri Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, the American Society of Retina Specialists, and is a Diplomat for the American Board of Ophthalmology. She has published articles in several prominent ophthalmology journals. Dr. Keithahn has been serving the needs of vitreoretinal patients in central Missouri since 1996. She is married to Dr. Stephen T. Keithahn and has four children.


Wayne E. Davis, D.O.

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Dr. Davis was raised in Central California. He completed his undergraduate degree at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He received his medical degree from Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine where he graduated with honors and was elected Sigma Sigma Phi. He then completed a Residency in Ophthalmology through Touro University in Las Vegas, Nevada, followed by a two year Fellowship in Retinal and Vitreous Diseases and Surgery at the University of Rochester in New York.

Dr. Davis has served as a Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology at the University of Rochester in New York, as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Touro University in Nevada, and as an eye care specialist for underprivileged children through the Eye Care 4 Kids organization. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retinal Specialists, American Osteopathic Association and the American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He has published articles in peer reviewed journals as well as lectured and presented research posters at national meetings. Away from the office he enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife and children.


Staff

The staff of Retina Associates are well trained and essential to the evaluation and education of patients regarding their retinal diseases. They are committed to making your experience pleasant and valuable.

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Tammy, Office Manager

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Callie, Administrative Assistant

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Rachel, Insurance Specialist

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Lindsey, Technician

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Malissa, Technician

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Logan, Technician

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Toya, Technician

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Bree, Technician

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Chelsea, Technician