Dr. Miller is a native of Oklahoma and was raised in Oklahoma City. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology. He received his Optometry degree from Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Following his doctorate, Dr. Miller completed a one-year residency in “Advanced Diagnosis and Therapeutics of Ocular Disease.” He then practiced in Tulsa, Oklahoma for ten years in a primary surgical practice that emphasized medical, surgical, and laser eye care. He joined and eventually became partners with Dr. David and Cherry Cockrell in 1998.
• American Board of Optometry, Diplomate
• American Optometric Association, Member
• Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians, Member
• American Optometric Association – Contact Lens and Cornea Section, Member
Awards and Recognition
• Young Optometrist of the Year Award by the Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians (1993)
• NSU College of Optometry “Alumni of the Year” Award (1994)
• Optometrist of the Year Award by the Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians (2017)
• Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians Distinguished Service Award (2018)
Leadership in Optometry
Past President of Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians
Served as a member of several Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians’ committees, including Future Technology in Eyecare, Government Relations, Children’s Coalition Task Force, and the Governance Committee responsible for initiation of electronic health record compliance and implementation. Currently serves as the District Director for the Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians District IX, and is a consultant to the Oklahoma State Athletic Department.
Recognized National Lecturer
Dr. Miller has lectured nationally and internationally since completing his residency in 1988. His lectures have emphasized ocular disease in primary eyecare, pre and post-operative surgical care for cataract and refractive surgery patients, glaucoma diagnosis and management, Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT), and anterior segment laser procedures.
Community Service and Leadership
Dr. Miller is active in his community. He has served on Stillwater’s Smart Start for child advocacy ages six and under, is a current Trustee on the Stillwater Public Education Foundation, is Past President of the Pawnee Rotary Club, and also served on the Pawnee Municipal Hospital Foundation. He has also been heavily active over the last 20 years in various legislative activities at the Oklahoma State Capitol to help promote the ocular health of the citizens of Oklahoma. In addition, Dr. Miller has participated consistently as a volunteer since 2003 in the Special Olympics Lions Club International Opening Eyes program held annually for Special Olympics athletes on Oklahoma State University’s Stillwater campus.
Dr. Miller is married to Marie Miller, and they have three children.