Dr. Middaugh graduated from Wake Forest University and earned his doctorate at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has been in private practice since 1988 and founded The Fort Myers Eye Center in 1993.

Dr. Middaugh has served on the Lee County School Board as a member of the Health Care Advisory Panel and the Early Intervention Health Care Panel. He is also an active member of the Southwest Florida Optometric Association, the Florida Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Association.

At the community level, Dr. Middaugh belongs to the Christian Chamber of Southwest Florida and the Above Board Chamber.

Dr. Middaugh and his wife, Meg enjoy raising their two boys. The family is very active in their church, Walk to Emmaus, Kairos Prison Ministry, and enjoy serving on medical mission teams. 

Recently Dr. Middaugh was interviewed on television regarding the medical missions to El Salvador.