Meet Our Doctors

Meet Our Doctors

Meet Our Doctors

Meet Our Doctors

Doctors

Our doctors at North Texas Ophthalmology Associates are experienced professionals in both optometry and ophthalmology, working together to provide outstanding medical and surgical eyecare.

Marylin H. White, M.D.

Dr. White is a graduate of the University of Arizona College of Medicine. While serving in the United States Air Force, she completed an internal medicine internship prior to an ophthalmology residency at Wilford Hall, United States Air Force Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas. She joined the staff of NTOA in 1990. Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family - especially her cute grandson! She is board certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology and has a special interest in eyelid surgery.

Phillip W. Kelly, M.D.

Dr. Kelly is a graduate of Tulane University Medical School in New Orleans, Louisiana. While serving in the United States Air Force, he completed an internal medicine internship prior to an ophthalmology residency at Wilford Hall, United States Air Force Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Kelly established North Texas Ophthalmology Associates here in Wichita Falls in 1982. Dr. Kelly enjoys traveling and caring for his various animal at home and on his farm. He is board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology and has a special interest in cataract surgery.

Devin M. West, M.D.

Dr. West is a graduate of the Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, Missouri. After an internship near Salt Lake City, Utah, he completed an ophthalmology residency at the Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee - Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. West joined the practice in July 2018. Dr. West enjoys exercising and spending time with his wife and four kids. He is board-certified in ophthalmology and has a special interest in cataract surgery including premium lenses and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery.
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Blake Avera, M.D.

Dr. Avera is a graduate of the Texas Tech University Medical Center where he completed his internship and three-year ophthalmology residency. Dr. Avera joined North Texas Ophthalmology Associates in 1994. Dr. Avera is a great tennis player and also enjoys bird watching. He is board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology and has a special interest in cataract surgery.

Robert Staples, O.D. (picture coming soon)

Dr. Staples is the most recent addition to our team of doctors here at NTOA. Starting March 2022, Dr. Staples brings years of experience in comprehensive eyecare with special emphasis on contact lenses. He graduated from the University of Houston College of Optometry in 1992 and received a certification in glaucoma treatment. In his spare time, he enjoys woodworking and spending time with his family and dogs.

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