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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Marquardt Eye Associates the leading provider of vision care products and services in Alamogordo.

Dr. Terry Marquardt

Dr. Terry Marquardt completed his undergraduate education at the University of New Mexico, and his Doctor of Optometry degree at Southern College of Optometry. His Post-graduate training included a Contact Lens Research Fellowship at Southern College. He has been an extended wear contact lens clinical investigator for Johnson and Johnson, and the US Food and Drug Administration. He also has served as Low Vision Consultant for New Mexico Services for the Blind, and the New Mexico School for the Blind & Visually Impaired. He is presently Adjunct Professor for Northeastern State University, College of Optometry and is in private practice in Alamogordo, NM.

He has served as a board director for the New Mexico Optometric Association and as President of the New Mexico State Board of Examiners. The New Mexico Optometric Association awarded him the Glen Stone Outstanding Contribution Award, and he received the Optometrist of the Year award.

Honors include; Outstanding Young Man in America and Who’s Who in American Politics. He was awarded the Mountain West “People First” Humanitarian Award and the New Mexico State University “Friend of the College” Award.

Dr. Terry Marquardt served six terms in the New Mexico House of Representatives. He was elected by his peers to Minority Caucus Leader, and to the leadership position of Minority Whip. He served on the Judiciary, Business and Industry standing committees as well as the Finance, Health, Education Funding Formula, Water and Natural Resources, and Legislative Leadership Council interim committees.

He has been awarded the Legislative Leader award by the Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce; the New Mexico Legislative Business Star award by the Association of Commerce and Industry; the National Legislator of the Year award by the American Legislative Exchange Council, and New Mexico Legislator of the Year by the New Mexico District Attorneys Association.

Paul Gulbas, MD

Visiting Ophthalmologist

Paul S. Gulbas, M.D., a native El Pasoan, received his Doctor of Medicine from Tulane University, School of Medicine, in 1972. After earning his Board Certification in Ophthalmology in 1977, he returned to the Sun City to establish his practice. Dr. Gulbas specializes in Clear Cornea (small incision) Phacoemulsification Cataract Surgery and has lectured nationwide on this Intraocular (IOL) Implant Technique. He also specializes in refractive surgery.

In addition to his private practice, Dr. Gulbas has served as Regional Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at Texas Tech Health Science Center in El Paso. He is a fellow of the America Academy of Ophthalmology, a member of the Texas Medical Association and a member of the El Paso County Medical Society.

Meet Our Staff!

Karen Norrell,CPOA-Certified Paraoptometric Assistant/Office Manager

Nancy Lawrence-Bookkeeper/Insurance

Wanda Shockey-Appointment Secretary

Catherine Chavez-Front Desk Receptionist

Sally Wilson-Optical Front Desk

Tess Calkins-Optical Technician

Courtney Burns-Optician

Dawn Sears-Optician