At Maplewood EyeCare Center, our staff is friendly and professional. Our commitment is to provide exceptional customer service to all of our patients. We take pride in our personalized care and strive to spend the necessary time with each patient to ensure a comfortable experience.
Our Staff of professionals are passionate about providing high-quality care to our family of patients. We focus on providing comprehensive eye exams, a large selection of fashionable eyewear, and the best possible vision care. Come in today to meet our staff and make an appointment.
Dr. Gunnell is celebrating his 42nd year in Wichita Falls. He arrived at Sheppard AFB in June 1977, practicing in the Eye Clinic, Sheppard Regional Hospital until June 1980. He established a private practice in Wichita Falls at that time. Dr. Gunnell enjoys photography, World War 2 history and antique cars. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Wichita Falls-North. He is also a lifetime member of Texas Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.
Jennifer originally worked for Maplewood EyeCare Center from 1998 to 2003 as an Technician, She rejoined our staff in September 2017. She attended Wayland Baptist University and obtained a bachelors degree in Education. She was born in Omaha Nebraska and is a former military dependent that has lived in many places. In 1990 her family eventually settled in Wichita Falls. She is married and has two beautiful children. Favorite Quote: “Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations'.
Byllie has worked for Maplewood Eyecare Center for one year. She is bilingual and works as a Scribe/ Front Desk. She grew up in Burkburnett, Texas and she is a mother of 2 beautiful children. Favorite Quote: 'God never gives you more than you can handle'
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