Dr. Inez Bounds is a native of Jonesborough, Tennessee. She attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville for three years and then completed her Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy at the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences.
In the fall of 1982, she started medical school at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. After an internal medicine internship at Methodist Hospital, she completed her ophthalmology residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, serving as Chief Resident during her final year.
In 1991, she started her career as a comprehensive ophthalmologist in private practice in Nashville, Tennessee. In January 2015, Dr. Bounds joined Nashville Vision Associates. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking and lake activities with her family and friends.