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W. Guinn Paulk, M.D.


W. Guinn Paulk, M.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist with 25 years experience in ophthalmology. He specializes in a full range of procedures including refractive and cataract surgeries and is committed to providing outstanding care to all of his patients. Dr. Paulk has been in private practice for over 20 years and has performed thousands of vision correction procedures. He has worked hard to build one of the largest, quality eye care clinics in the Central Alabama area.

Before entering college, Dr. Paulk enlisted in the United States Air Force where he served four years as an air traffic controller. He then attended the University of Memphis where he graduated with a degree in electrical engineering.

Dr. Paulk went on to attend medical school at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and served his internship at Methodist Hospital in Memphis, TN. He then completed his residency at the University of Tennessee Department of Ophthalmology and went on to serve the Montgomery and Wetumpka areas in private practice for the past 20 years. Dr. Paulk has held numerous leadership positions including two terms as Chief of Staff at Baptist East Hospital in Montgomery, one term as Chief of Staff at Elmore Community Hospital, and two years as President of the Alabama Academy of Ophthalmology. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Association of Physicians and Surgeons, the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, the Montgomery County Medical Society, and the International Society of Refractive Surgeons.

Dr. Paulk’s wife, Nancy, works closely with him as a surgical nurse and is also the office administrator. They have four children and two grandchildren and are active members of Frazer United Methodist Church in Montgomery, AL. They love spending time at the beach and vacationing together with family and friends.

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