Dr. Litchfield is a native of North Dakota and grew up in Bismarck.
He attended the University of North Dakota for his undergraduate degree and then to Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska for medical school. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Casey Eye Institute of the Oregon Health Sciences in Portland, Oregon.
He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society, the North Dakota Medical Association and the past president of the North Dakota Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.
His practice of ophthalmology includes cataract surgery, glaucoma treatment, diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, pediatric eye problems, and eyelid surgery.