Meet the Doctor


Optometric Physician

Robert ‘Bob’ Quick received his Doctor of Optometry degree in 1981 from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee.  During his senior year of optometry school, Dr. Quick completed an externship at the Indian Health Service Hospital in Crownpoint, New Mexico.  He fell in love with northern New Mexico and southern Colorado and decided to move west.  Dr. Quick obtained his New Mexico license and established his first private optometry practice in Santa Fe in the fall of 1981.  He moved his practice to Albuquerque in the mid 1980’s and also traveled the state of New Mexico providing much needed services to citizens of rural areas.  He has extensive experience in family eye care, including treatment of eye diseases, eye surgery co-management, diabetic exams, and contact lens fittings.

Dr. Quick is a resident of Cedar Crest, New Mexico, in the beautiful rural mountain community east of Albuquerque, known as the East Mountains.  As an involved community member, Dr. Quick was recently awarded the Melvin Jones Humanitarian Award by the Lion’s Club International for providing free eye examinations and glasses to the residents of the community.  Dr. Quick enjoys the mountain lifestyle and outdoor activities such as skiing, hiking, camping, biking, soccer, and frequent white water boating trips.   Dr. Quick also enjoys yoga and Latin dancing.