Dan Eichenbaum, MD, has been a practicing ophthalmologist in
Murphy, North Carolina, for the past twenty-four years.
He received a BS degree from the University of Michigan with high
distinction and honors and an MD degree from Yale University School of
Medicine as cum laude. A military veteran of the Vietnam era, he served as
a commissioned offi cer in the navy and U.S. Public Health Service stationed
in Bethesda, Maryland, from 1973–1975. Prior to moving to North Carolina,
he practiced for several years in New York and Florida.
As part of a practice promotion program, he was interviewed on many
local radio and television programs. He also appeared on the Today Show
with Bryant Gumbel, Hour Magazine with Gary Collins, and the 700 Club
with Pat Robertson.
Professionally, he is the author of numerous scientifi c articles and has
lectured at ophthalmology meetings in the United States and abroad.
He has six patents and has past business experience related to the
manufacture, sale, and distribution of these medical devices.
As a practicing ophthalmologist with retinal training, Dr. Eichenbaum treats
many patients with eye disease related to diabetes mellitus. He knows that
good sugar control is essential to reduce the risk of diabetic complications
and counsels his patients to change their eating and exercise habits to
prevent loss of vision from diabetic retinopathy.