Dr. Wingate is a Board-Certified ophthalmologist with 36 years of experience. He received his undergraduate degree from Baylor University in Waco, Texas in 1964. Upon graduating, he entered medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch and finished his degree in 1968. He completed an internship at the Harrisburg Polyclinic Hospital in 1969. That same year, he joined the army and served until 1971. He then underwent and completed his residency at the Medical College of Virginia.
Dr. Wingate has been practicing since 1974 and has been certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology since 1976.