Dr. Gary Murrell, OD

Dr. Gary Murrell, OD

Optometry  |  

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Dr. Gary Murrell, OD is an optometry provider who practices in Anniston, AL. Read his story

Drs. Murrell, Svensen, and Ellis

425 E 10th St Ste C

Anniston, AL 36207
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Murrell's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Murrell "Dr. Murrell is a 1978 graduate of the University of Alabama and received his Doctor of Optometry degree from UAB School of Optometry in 1982. At the conclusion of his optometric education, Dr. Murrell was awarded the Bauch & Lomb contact lens award and the William Feinblum low vision award for achievements during his senior training. He begain practice in Anniston with Dr. Donald Springer in 1982. Dr. Murrell was appointed by governor Bob Riley to the Alabama Board of Optometry in 2003. He is a member of the Northeast AL Optom. Assoc., Southern Congress of Optometry, and past board member of the Alabama Optom. Assoc. He is a member of Parker Memorial Baptist Church and is a long time choir participant. Dr. Murrell is a member of several community organizations and is an advisory board member of Wachovia Bank. He enjoys boating, fishing and relaxing at Lake Wedowee, sports, guitar, music, and salt water reef aquariums. He is married to the former Carla Page of Huntsville and has two children, Kelly and Andrea"


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Murrell "Drs. Murrell, Svensen, & Ellis has been a leading provider of optometry services and vision care products in the Anniston community since 1910, and we want to help you achieve and maintain clear vision for years to come.

Our experienced eye doctors offer comprehensive vision examinations at our Anniston optometry office and specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide array of eye diseases, conditions, and problems. We use advanced diagnostic technology and vision correction products and are committed to improving the quality of life of persons in the Anniston community through enhanced vision. "



  • Optometry

Board Certifications

Dr. Murrell does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Blurred Vision
  • Eye Infections
  • Glaucoma
  • Night Blindness
  • Watering Eyes


  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Patch
  • Eyeglasses
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vision Screening

Background Check

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Average wait time
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  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
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