Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Vision Source Tuscaloosa the leading provider of vision care products and services in Tuscaloosa.
Dr. Martin is a graduate of the University of Alabama and attended the UAB School of Optometry where he graduated in 1996. He began practicing after graduation in Tuscaloosa. Dr. Martin and his wife Sherri have three children, Cole, Clay and Mason and reside in Tuscaloosa where they attend the First United Methodist Church. Dr. Martin holds several posts within his profession. Among these are Alabama Optometric Association Board and Vision America Board of Directors. He specializes in pediatric and adult eye health evaluations along with expertise in contact lens, ocular disease and developmental eye disorders. Dr. Martin has been a member of Vision Source since 2008 and is committed to providing the best possible service to his patients.
Sherri has been the office coordinator/office manager since 2010. She has a degree from the University of Alabama in Human Environmental Sciences and worked as a Registered Dietician for over 20 years. She has three sons and spends a lot of her time at their sporting events. Sherri enjoys scrapbooking, spending time on the water and singing in her church choir at First United Methodist.
Cris joined our office in January of 2015. Cris performs pretesting and specialty testing for all our patients. She will also discuss any problems or concerns with our patients prior to seeing Dr. Martin. Cris also schedules referrals and surgeries as well as performs contact lens fittings and follow ups. She resides in Tuscaloosa County and has one daughter. In her spare time, Cris enjoys spending time with her family, working with local theater groups, sewing costumes, performing with the FUMCT Chancel Choir, supporting their missions with craft sales and volunteering in the community.
Mary is the first face you see when you enter Vision Source Tuscaloosa. She has been with Dr. Martin for 4 years. She will be happy to answer any questions about your insurance coverage, schedule your next appointment, or help with any other office needs you may have. Mary was born and raised in Huntsville and has lived in north Alabama most of her life. She graduated from the University of Alabama majoring in Interior Design, working in that field for 28 years. In her spare time she enjoys reading, gardening, sewing and spending time with her husband, daughter, son and their families. Mary and her husband attend Christ Episcopal Church and have enjoyed integrating themselves into the wonderful culture and pride that is unique to Tuscaloosa.
Carol is the financial coordinator for Vision Source Tuscaloosa and has been with Dr. Martin for 8 years. Carol’s main duties include filing insurance, and handling billing/accounts receivable. She has lived in the Tuscaloosa area all her life. She graduated from Judson College in Marion, Alabama with a degree in Business Management. Carol is married with three grown children and 2 grandsons. As a member of Taylorville Baptist Church, she enjoys singing in the choir and teaching Sunday school.
Alexandria recently joined the Vision source staff in September of 2014. Alexandria is our assistant financial coordinator assisting with patient check out and filing insurance claims. While that is her main focus, she also helps patients select and fit glasses as well as selecting stylish frames to be offered to our patients in our optical dispensary. Alexandria is currently attending Shelton State Community College but will soon transfer to the University of Alabama. Alexandria was born in Nashville, Tennessee but was raised in Tuscaloosa. In her free time she enjoys reading a good book or watching the latest Marvel movie. She currently attends Church of The Highlands.