Dr. Sanders grew up in Georgia, and has made his home in Arkansas for the last seven years. He graduated medical school with Alpha Omega Alpha honors at Mercer University in Georgia, and then completed ophthalmology residency and retina fellowship at the UAMS Jones Eye Institute in Little Rock. During residency, he was recognized with the 2019 Resident Research Award, and Emergency Consultant of the Month Award. Before joining Arkansas Retina Clinic, he was an assistant professor of retina and uveitis in the University of Arkansas ophthalmology department. He has published several peer-reviewed journal articles and videos on retinal imaging and surgical techniques. He is board certified in ophthalmology and is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Retina Specialists. His treatment interests include disorders of the retina and vitreous, as well as ocular inflammation, and placement of intraocular lens implants.
In his free time, he enjoys spending time outdoors, particularly fishing and visiting State Parks with his family. He is also a baseball and football fan. He grew up supporting the Georgia Bulldogs but has also become a fan of the Razorbacks since his time at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. And he loves to cook, especially barbecue.