Dr. Bob J. Pittman, O.D

Dr. Bob Pittman, O.D. began practicing at the Coastal Bend Eye Center in January of 2016 at their new Alice location. Dr. Pittman has been in private practice in Alice since 1974. He is Board Certified and licensed in Texas as a Therapeutic Optometrist and Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. He specializes in comprehensive optometry and management of ocular diseases. Dr. Pittman offers comprehensive care to children beginning at age six and enjoys patients of all ages.

Dr. Pittman grew up in Wharton, Texas and eventually moved to Houston. He attended Texas A&M University, College Station, and the University of Houston receiving a Bachelor in Science majoring in Biology. He then attended the University of Houston College of Optometry graduating in 1974. After graduating from Optometry school he moved to Alice to practice. He has been a member of the American Optometric Association and Texas Optometric Association for 47 years.

He enjoys numerous hobbies including flying, sailing, hiking, and backpacking in the mountains. Most importantly, he enjoys his six grandchildren with number 7 on the way. Dr. Pittman loves all animals, but especially enjoys dogs and horses.