Top Eye Doctors in Dothan AL

A History of Quality, All-Inclusive Eye Care

We have had the pleasure of bettering vision in the Dothan, Alabama community for almost 40 years! Drs. Marnix Heersink and John Fortin opened Eye Center South in 1980 and quickly expanded to accommodate a wide variety of eye care needs with the latest technology. Our dedication to providing unmatched health care prompted the inclusion of an outpatient surgery and hearing center.

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Where Can I Find an Opthamologist in Dothan?

Your Vision. Our Mission.

Situated at the corner of Fortner Street, Eye Center South specializes in the surgical and medical treatment of eye disease. We strive to provide patients with the latest in vision care and continue to focus on cutting edge technology.

Our Dothan location is proud to have physicians from all subspecialties of ophthalmology, so we can offer patients the comprehensive medical eye care and surgery they deserve. Our doctors specialize in general ophthalmology along with more advanced eye care such as oculoplastics, cataracts, growths, retina, refractive, cornea, glaucoma stents, and Pediatric Ophthalmology. Our broad suite of eye doctors has made our practice the number one choice in the Dothan area.

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See the difference of healthy vision at our Dothan, Alabama location. Call (334) 605-4088 to set up an appointment, schedule an eye exam, or discuss our services!


MONDAY8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
TUESDAY8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
WEDNESDAY8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
THURSDAY8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
FRIDAY8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Office Information

Eye Center South – Dothan

2800 Ross Clark Circle Dothan, AL 36301

(334) 605-4088

Our Location:

Driving Directions

We’re located at 2800 Ross Clark Circle, Dothan, AL 36301. Conveniently located on the Ross Clark Circle in the heart of Dothan, we are hard to miss!

If you’re coming from the south, take US-231 N north. Soon after you pass Mia’s Italian Restaurant, turn left onto Ross Clark Circle. Drive another 2.5 miles until you pass Fortner St. When you see Kings Furniture & Appliances just afterwards on your left, turn right into the opposite parking lot: that’s our building!

If you’re coming from the north, head southeast on US-231 S. When you see a sign for The Barn on your right, turn right onto Westgate Pkwy. After two miles, you’ll pass The Lemon Lot on your left. Soon after, turn left onto W Main St, and almost immediately after turn right onto Ross Clark Circle. A mile down the road, turn left onto Fortner St, and left again as soon as you can — into our parking lot!

Our Eye Doctors:

Dr. William L. Bennett

William L. Bennett, M.D.

Dr. Richard W. Bryant

Richard W. Bryant, M.D.

Dr. John G. Fortin

John G. Fortin, M.D.

Dr. Marnix E. Heersink

Marnix E. Heersink, M.D.

Dr. Donald W. Gauldin

Donald W. Gauldin, M.D.

Dr. Sebastian B. Heersink

Sebastian B. Heersink, M.D.

Dr. Irene H. Ludwig

Irene H. Ludwig, M.D.

Dr. Harsha A. Sen

Harsha A. Sen, M.D.

Dr. Paul R. Mitchell

Paul R. Mitchell, M.D.