Dr. Gerard Hubbell, accepts the first place award for Best Optometrist from Ledger Media Group publisher Brian Burns during the Ledger's Best of the Best awards ceremony at the RP Funding center, Lakeland, Fl, Thursday September 21, 2017 - ERNST PETER / THE LEDGER.
Dr. Gerard H. Hubbell, OD
Dr. Gerard Hubbell established (1977) The Hubbell Eye Clinic and Optical Lab in Lakeland, Florida. Dr. Hubbell received the 1997 Vision USA Award, a Presidential award presented to him in the Oval Office by President Clinton. Represented companies including Johnson and Johnson, Acuvue, Ciba and Durasoft and was clinical physician for Bausch & Lomb and Allergen Pharmaceauticals. Honored many times for his community service work, providing eye care to the poor and indigent. Listed in the platinum edition of The American Registry of Who's Who as a pioneer in the fields of diagnostic eye care and contact lenses. Graduate of Winter Haven High, and inducted into the Polk County Schools Hall of Fame 2005. ABB Concise eye care practitioner panel speaker for Contact Lenses 2011, Orlando, FL.
CONTINUING EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS:
INTERNSHIPS & RESIDENCY:
"Best of the Best" Peoples choice for 2017 & 2018, The Ledger
"Golden Garland", The Ledger 2013
"Hall of Fame", Polk County Schools 2005