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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Vision Source Winder the leading provider of vision care products and services in Winder.

Mark W. Hall, OD

Dr. Mark Hall moved to Georgia in 1974 after graduating from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1972, with both a Bachelor of Science and a Doctor of Optometry degree. He is originally from Oklahoma. He worked in private practice in Stone Mountain, GA in 1974 before joining the practice of Dr. Keith Caldwell at Winder Eye Care Center in Winder, GA in 1975. Dr. Hall is an active member of the American Optometric Association and the Georgia Optometric Association. He is also a member of both the Barrow and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. Hall and his wife, Kathy, have two children, Christopher and Carrie. The Hall’s are active throughout the Winder community and are members at Winder First United Methodist Church. Dr. Hall enjoys spending his time off with his three grandchildren, Caiden, Avery, Wyatt and Kinley.

Darrell Allen Sorah, Jr., O.D.

Dr. Darrell Sorah grew up in nearby Norcross, Georgia. He attended The University of Georgia where he was active in the Redcoat Marching Band while earning is Bachelor of Science degree in 1991. Dr. Sorah earned his second Bachelor of Science degree in Physiological Optics in 1993 while attending Southern College of Optometry. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN in 1995. Dr. Sorah then completed externships in ocular disease with Omni Eye Services in Chattanooga, TN and in primary eye care and pediatric vision at Sullens Eye Care in Athens, TN. He later joined Winder Eye Care Center in 1995 and has recently opened a satellite office in Jefferson, GA. Dr. Sorah is an active member of the American Optometric Association and the Georgia Optometric Association.

Dr. Sorah and his wife, Kelly, along with their four children, Ballie, Patrick, Jordan and Andrew, attend Winder First Baptist Church, where Dr. Sorah is involved with the music program. He is also involved with Bethlehem Christian Academy, Jefferson schools and serves on the Board of Directors for the Georgia Piedmont YMCA. He is a member of both the Barrow and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce.

Karen Mitchell Canupp, OD

Dr. Karen Canupp received a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at North Georgia College in 1993 before obtaining her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN in 1997. Dr. Canupp completed her externship at Steen-Hall Eye Institute in Shreveport, LA and at Clayton Eye Care in Morrow, GA. After graduation she completed an additional year-long residency in pediatrics in Memphis, TN. She returned to her hometown of Jefferson, GA and joined the practice at Winder Eye Care Center in 1998. She then left the office after her marriage to work in Gainesville, GA with John Forrest, MD. She re-joined Winder Eye Care in 2006. Dr. Canupp works in our Winder office as well as our satellite office in Jefferson, GA. She is an active member of the American Optometric Association and the Georgia Optometric Association. She was appointed to the Georgia State Board of Optometry in 2011 by Gov. Nathan Deal.

Dr. Canupp and her husband, John, reside in Jefferson with their two children, Lilly Grace and Mitchell. They attend 12 Stone Church at Hamilton Mill and support The Young Life of Greater Jackson County. She is also a member of both the Barrow and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce.

Ray M. Freeman, MD

Ophthalmic Surgeon

Dr. Freeman graduated college and medical school at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He took his residency in ophthalmology at the LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport, a program nationally recognized as providing usually broad surgical training. After completing residency training, Dr. Freeman was offered a position on the LSU Medical School Faculty, where he taught young eye surgeons the advanced techniques of small incision ultrasonic cataract surgery. Dr. Freeman served as Chief of Ophthalmology for the Shreveport Veterans Medical Center and later as Director of Ophthalmology for the LSU hospital in Monroe, Louisiana. Dr. Freeman is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and is Board Certified for life by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

After opening his practice in Georgia in 1989, Dr. Freeman joined Dr. Hall, Dr. Sorah, and Dr. Canupp in 1993 in their Winder office to offer consultations and care of medical and surgical eye problems. Dr. Freeman performed the first small incision ultrasonic cataract operations in Walton, Barrow, Jackson, and Morgan counties, and operates at Barrow Regional Medical Center, performing ultrasonic cataract and laser surgeries.

Trust your eyes to an Expert!

When you or your family need eye care, call the experienced professionals at Vision Source Winder: Dr. Mark Hall, Dr. Darrell Sorah, Dr. Karen Canupp, and Dr. Ray Freeman. Call today at 770-867-2505 to schedule your appointment.