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Doctor & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctor and staff who make Southern Vision Care the leading provider of vision care products and services in Mobile.

Dr. Mark Shirey

Dr. Mark Shirey received his Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He received his Doctorate of Optometry from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. Dr. Shirey’s practice areas of interest include cornea, contact lens, ocular disease, and surgical co-management. Dr. Shirey is currently the only board certified optometrist in Mobile, Alabama (board certified by the American Board of Optometry.) He is certified in Diagnostic Pharmaceutical Agents as well as Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents. Dr. Shirey received The Outstanding Clinician Award in his second and fourth year from the Southern College of Optometry. He also received the Bausch & Lomb Surgical Award from the Southern College of Optometry. He was named the “Young Optometrist of the Year” by the Alabama Optometric Association in 2008. Dr. Shirey was inducted into Beta Sigma Kappa an academic honorary society.
Dr. Shirey lives in West Mobile with his wife, Mary, and their daughter Caitie Beth. When not busy with his practice, he enjoys golfing, hunting, fishing, and aviation. Dr. Shirey flew his first Solo flight on October 26, 2008.