Dr. Monte Harrel is the CEO and founder of Harrel Eyecare Centers. He and his partners operate 3 locations in the Tulsa metro area: Downtown/TU, Midtown, and South geographically. Dr. Harrel began his practice because of a passion for excellence in children and family eyecare. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and the Oklahoma College of Optometry at NSU, where he is an adjunct professor. He completed his post-graduate fellowship in vision development and children’s vision under the direction of Dr. Patrick Pirotte O.D., F.C.O.V.D. in Wichita, KS. Dr. Harrel is also a Diplomate in the American Board of Optometry.
Dr. Harrel attends numerous hours of continuing education on the advancements in optometry each year. He enjoys speaking with parent and professional organizations on the critical link between vision and learning. Additionally, he is a sought after keynote speaker for organizations seeking a motivation combined with humor and creative approaches to success in business. He also lecture for optometric educational events around the country on topics including vision development, front surface ocular disease, and practice managment.