Our Doctors

The doctors at Tupelo Eye Clinic are continually being educated and trained in the latest advancements in technology, treatments and advanced equipment, assuring that the care you receive is based on the most up to date practices and techniques available.  We have provided information about each of our doctors to help you understand why our doctors enjoy an outstanding reputation with their colleague and patients.



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Joseph Chappell, M.D., F.A.C.S.

chappellUndergraduate Degree
Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
Pi Tau Sigma Engineering Honorary Society
Georgia Institute of Technology

Military Service
United States Navy

Assignments included:
An engineering officer on USS Borie (destroyer)
Military Field Advisor, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam
Staff, Commander Western Sea Frontier

Medical School
Emory University School of Medicine

Internship
Grady Memorial Hospital
Atlanta, Georgia

Ophthalmology Residency
Emory University School of Medicine
Department of Ophthalmology

Board Certification
Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology

Post Graduate Recognition
Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Professional Membership
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
Mississippi State Medical Association
North East Mississippi Medical Society
Mississippi Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Association

Hospital Staff

Attending Physician and Surgeon, North Mississippi Medical Center
Surgeon, North Mississippi Surgery Center

Clinical Advisor, Family Medicine Residency Program, NMMC
Volunteer Staff, Free Clinic, Tupelo

Research and Publications

Former Clinical Investigator California Intraocular Lens Corporation
Former Clinical Investigator IO Lab.

Congenital Euryblepharon
Annals of Ophthalmology, Aug 1979 p. 1217-1224
McCord,C.D., Chappell, J.J., and Pollard, Z.F.

Pseudotumor Cerebri Following Atrial Septal Defect Repair
in a child
Annals of Ophthalmology, 14:12 p.1127 Dec 82
Chappell, J.J.

Contact Lens in the Upper Eye Lid Masquerading as Lid Mass
Ophthalmic Surgery 1987 Nov 18(11):851 (88095820)
Chappell, J.J.

 
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William Brawner, M.D., F.A.C.S.

brawnerUndergraduate Degree
Bachelor of Science Biology
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
University of Mississippi

Medical School
University of Mississippi School of Medicine

Internship
University of Mississippi School of Medicine

Ophthalmology Residency
University of Mississippi School of Medicine

Board Certification
Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology

Post Graduate Recognition
Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Professional Membership
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
Mississippi State Medical Association
Northeast Mississippi Medical Society
Mississippi Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Association

Hospital Staff
Attending Physician and Surgeon, North Mississippi Medical Center
Current Ophthalmology Section Leader, NMMC
Surgeon, North Mississippi Surgery Center
Consulting Physician Booneville Baptist Memorial Hospital
Clinical Advisor, Family Medicine Residency Program, NMMC
Volunteer Staff, Good Samaritan Free Clinic, Tupelo
Executive Committee, North Mississippi Surgery Center

Current Medical Licensure
State of Mississippi
State of Tennessee

 
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Lee Walker, M.D.

walkerUndergraduate Degree
Bachelor of Science in Math with minor in Physics
Cum Laude
Mississippi College

Medical School
University of Mississippi School of Medicine

Internship
Internal Medicine
University of Mississippi School of Medicine

Ophthalmology Residency
University of Mississippi School of Medicine

Hospital Staff

Attending Physician and Surgeon, North Mississippi Medical Center

Surgeon, North Mississippi Surgery Center

Research and Publications

Ophthalmic Outcomes Following Ocular Fireworks Injury.  2011
With Kimberly Crowder MD and Jennifer Oakley MD

Validating Contrast Sensitivity Test: Clear Chart 2.0 vs. Pelli-Robson Contrast
Sensitivity Test.  2013
With Heather Hancock, MD and Noah Landy, MS

Validation of electronic contrast sensitivity Testing vs Physical Chart testing in
Retinal Disease.  2014
With Heather Hancock, MD, and William Replogle, PhD