Dr. Claudia Priego, M.D

Dr. Claudia Priego, originally from Mexico City, has been our exceptional Clinical Director since 2014. She provides excellent care to our patients while also ensuring the seamless coordination of scheduling, staffing, and quality patient care by each Physician. She received her Medical Degree in Mexico from Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. Following her medical degree, Dr. Priego completed her three-year residency in Ophthalmology at the Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social. During her last year of residency, she was awarded the position of Chief Resident. Previous to her career at Woodhams Eye Clinic, Dr. Priego was the Clinical Director at Thomas Eye Group for 11 years and then joined our practice in 2014.


  • MD from Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
    • ​Honor Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Medical Student
  • Residency in Ophthalmology at the Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
    • Chief Resident during last year of residency
  • Cardiovascular Ultrasound Diploma from the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

Hobbies & Interests

Dr. Priego loves spending time with her husband and two daughters, who recently graduated from UGA and Emory. In her free time, she enjoys reading poetry and personal development books. After a long day at the clinic, Dr. Priego frequents her gym’s Zumba class!

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