About the Ratcliffs
Dr. Chris Ratcliff
Dr. Chris was born in Charleston, WV and ultimately played goalie for his high school soccer team and helped George Washington H.S. win its first State Championship in 1982. He attended undergrduate college at West Virginia University and subsequently moved to Memphis, TN where he attended Southern College of Optometry, graduating in 1990 as one of the youngest members of his class. He returned to Huntington upon graduation to join his brother, Dr. William Ratcliff, in practice at Tri-State Eye Care Center and has enjoyed calling Huntington his hometown ever since. In addition to primary care Optometry, he specializes in low vision care which relates to helping those with visual disabilities or ocular health abnormalities who are incapable of seeing better than 20/100 when best corrected. He has been a member of the Marshall Sports Medicine team, providing eye care to Marshall's athletes, coaches, and staff, for over 20 years and was inducted into the MU Sports Medicine Hall of Fame alongside his brother in 2010. He is married to Renee Casto, originally from the Ripley area, and has two daughters, Chandler 22 and Ava 18, and one son, Isaac 10.
Dr. Bill Ratcliff
Dr. Bill was born and raised in Charleston, WV. Served as President of his class and graduated from Southern College of Optometry in 1979. He is a past President of the WV Association of Optometric Physicians and Optometrist of the year in 2013 and 2014. Currently is the Secretary-Treasurer of the WV Board of Optometry and is a member of The National Accreditation Council for Optometry. He and his brother have been members of the Marshall University Sports Medicine team for over 20 years and was inducted into the MU Sports Medicine Hall of Fame in 2010. They have provided the eye care for the City of Huntington for over 25 years. He is married to Susan Naylor Ratcliff and have two sons, Phillip and Brandon and five grandchildren.