Dr. McMillan joined Southeastern Retina Associates in 1997, after finishing a prestigious postgraduate Harvard University fellowship in surgical retinal disease at Schepens Retina Associates of Boston, Massachusetts.
His college education began at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he was a National Merit Scholar. He earned an undergraduate degree in chemistry in 1986. He stayed in Tennessee to earn a medical degree in 1990, from East Tennessee State University’s James H. Quillen College of Medicine in Johnson City. He interned at ETSU before accepting a year’s fellowship in Preclinical Ocular Pathology and Glaucoma Research at Storm Eye Institute of the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.
Dr. McMillan served a three year residency in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson before moving to Boston. He later returned home to Knoxville to begin his professional practice at SERA.