Originally from Anniston, Alabama Dr. Snead graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine where he received his medical degree. Dr. Snead attended Auburn University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Dr. Snead completed an Internal Medicine Internship at the Baptist Health System in Birmingham, Alabama and completed his Ophthalmology residency at the Medical College of Georgia, in Augusta, Georgia. As Georgia's Ophthalmology residency program is recognized as a leading program in the country, Dr. Snead's surgical training, expertise, and case volume far exceeds many other doctors in practice today. Throughout his education, Dr. Snead has received numerous awards and honors and was awarded the first place research award at Georgia Regents University in 2011.