Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology
Dr. Brett Gudgel is a fellowship-trained cornea specialist with interests in routine and complex cataract surgery, refractive surgery (LASIK and PRK), and corneal transplantation. Dr. Gudgel also provides comprehensive eye care for patients with a wide variety of routine eye care needs.
Dr. Gudgel grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Oklahoma, where he was elected into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society and graduated with a B.S. in Biochemistry. He subsequently attended the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, where he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha and Gold Humanism honor societies and was the recipient of the Dean’s Award.
Dr. Gudgel completed his residency at the nationally recognized Dean McGee Eye Institute in Oklahoma City where he was elected chief resident and was awarded the Robert G. Small, MD Award for Medical Student Education two years in a row. He then pursued an additional year of fellowship training in Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery at the University of Utah’s renowned Moran Eye Center.
Dr. Gudgel was drawn to ophthalmology because he found improving and preserving a patient’s vision to be extremely rewarding. He feels that practicing medicine is a tremendous privilege, and is grateful for the opportunity to serve his patients.
Outside of the office, Dr. Gudgel most enjoys spending time with his wonderful wife and daughter. He loves to explore the outdoors with his family and has a particular interest in hiking and skiing. He is also a big college football fan and loves watching his Oklahoma Sooners play on Saturdays.education