"Throughout my years in ophthalmology, I've learned that the true art of eye care goes beyond medical expertise; it's about forming a connection with each patient, understanding their unique needs, and providing care that touches lives. Every eye reveals a story, and every patient is a new opportunity to make a lasting difference." - Dr. Gerard Marten-Ellis, M.D.

— Dr. Gerard Marten-Ellis, M.D.

Marten-Ellis, M.D.

Dr. Gerard Marten-Ellis, M.D., is a distinguished ophthalmologist with over three decades of experience in delivering exemplary eye care. Currently serving the Killen, Texas community at Westlake Eye Specialists, Dr. Marten-Ellis brings a wealth of knowledge and an unwavering commitment to his patients. He has established a career marked by dedication, having been the owner of the Eye Clinic of Killeen for an impressive 35 years, where his practice became a cornerstone of the local healthcare system. His bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish enables him to reach and communicate effectively with a diverse patient demographic.

Educationally grounded with a fellowship in Anterior Segment Surgery, Dr. Marten-Ellis holds a long-standing reputation for his expertise in this intricate field. He received his medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, where he graduated with honors before embarking on a journey of lifelong learning and service. Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology since 1988, Dr. Marten-Ellis is also an active member of various prestigious medical associations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Texas Medical Association. His passion for ophthalmology goes beyond the clinic, as he is deeply involved in community service, ensuring that quality eye care is accessible to all.




Dr. Marten-Ellis’ foundational academic journey began at Baylor University. Here, he honed his scientific acumen, developing a strong base in the biological sciences, which later served as the bedrock for his illustrious medical career.

University of Texas

Continuing his educational pursuit, Dr. Marten-Ellis attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, a place where he immersed himself in the medical sciences. It was here that he developed a profound understanding of the complexities of medicine, laying the groundwork for his specialization in ophthalmology.

University of

At the University of Missouri, Dr. Marten-Ellis further refined his skills in ophthalmology. This institution provided him with a dynamic and comprehensive training environment, where he was able to engage in cutting-edge research and clinical practices, further cementing his expertise in eye care.

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