"I have a passion for ophthalmology as it allows me to research and educate patients on new and exciting procedures/treatments that can benefit a patients eyesight and overall eye health."
E. Franklin Rawlings, MD, F.A.C.S.
E. Franklin Rawlings, MD, F.A.C.S. is a board-certified ophthalmologist with more than 33 years of experience in medical and surgical eye care. He has lived and practiced in the Mississippi Gulf Coast area since 1979, with offices in Ocean Springs and Pascagoula.
Dr. Rawlings was the first physician in Mississippi to perform PRK and LASIK. He is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and Tulane Medical School. After completing his residency at Louisiana State University Medical School in New Orleans, he chose to complete an additional year of fellowship training at the LSU Eye Center. Dr. Rawlings has been associated with the teaching program at Tulane University Department of Ophthalmology as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology since 1995 and currently is an attending surgeon at University Hospital in New Orleans. Dr. Rawlings has also been an Assistant Clinical of Ophthalmology at the LSU Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Rawlings is actively involved in resident teaching of all forms of all forms of eye surgery.