Dr. Robert Child, O.D.


Dr-Robert-ChildDr. Robert Child joined Garden City EyeCare in January, 2005.  He is an honors graduate of Springfield College, Springfield, MA and the New England College of Optometry in Boston.  He is a member of the American Optometric Association and is a charter member of that association’s Contact Lens Section.  He has served as President of the Rhode Island Optometric Association and as President of the New England Council of Optometrists.  He has served on the Board of Trustees at the New England College of Optometry since 1996.

Dr-Robert-Child2He is an avid sailor who sold his Middletown practice to participate in the 2004-05 Global Challenge, a crewed round the world sailing race in which his boat finished first of twelve.  Whenever time permits, he currently sails his own boat with wife, Kathleen, and is an active member of the Newport Sail and Power Squadron.