James S. Brown III, MD, FACS
Dr. Jim Brown is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in LASIK surgery, cataract surgery, eyelid surgery, glaucoma surgery, diabetic eye laser surgery, and retinal laser procedures. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgery.
In addition to working at his clinic, he was awarded the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s prestigious Secretariat Award in recognition of the efforts to advance eye care in the state of Mississippi. In 2012, he became the first ophthalmologist in Mississippi to implant the iStent, thus paving the way for Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) throughout the state.
Dr. Brown has served as the Chief of Staff at OCH Regional Medical Center, is the Ophthalmology Consultant for the Mississippi State University Athletic Department, and is actively involved in the Mississippi Academy of Physicians and Surgeons and is past president-elect of this organization.
Dr. Brown is actively involved with his four children, has enjoyed participating in medical mission trips to India, Guatemala, and Haiti, and remains widely involved in the Mississippi State and Golden Triangle community.
Education And Training
- Mississippi State University, B.S., 1993, Magna Cum Laude
- University Of Mississippi School Of Medicine, M.D., 1997
- Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Internship, Internal Medicine, 1998
- University Of Mississippi School Of Medicine, Residency, Ophthalmology, 2002, Chief Resident
- Leadership Development Program, American Academy Of Ophthalmology
- Armed Forces Institute Of Pathology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center
- Lancaster Course In Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye And Ear Infirmary
- San Antonio Ophthalmology Course, Brooke Army Medical Center
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
- American Academy of Ophthalmic Executives
- Mississippi Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
Billing & Coding Specialist
Marsha has been with the practice for over seven years! During that time, she has served in many roles—Ophthalmic Technologist, Optician, Receptionist, and most recently Billing and Coding. She enjoys helping patients gain a better understanding of their insurance coverage and benefits. When she’s not at work, she can be found spending time with her family and her cat, LaDuchess.
Billing & Coding Specialist
Stacy has almost two decades of experience in medical billing. She is new to our practice and plans to apply her knowledge of medical billing to solve difficult problems and efficient solutions. Stacy spends her time off with her husband, daughter, their two dogs, and cat.
Landyn is a Surgical Technologist and our Clinic Manager. She is originally from Grenada, MS but now lives in Eupora, MS with her cat and three dogs—the joys of her life. She is engaged and is getting married in August! On off days you can find her spending time with her family and friends, cooking, and watching football.
Ophthalmic Technician Surgery Technician
Bethany has been a surgical tech for two years. At the ELCS, Bethany uses her knowledge to excel as both a Ophthalmic Technician and a Surgical Technician for our surgery center. When she's not at work, you can find Bethany booking her next vacation and trying new recipes.
Billing & Authorizaion Specialist
A true Starkville native! Allie has been in the medical field for more than three years. She enjoys breaking down barriers to patient care. When she is not at work, you can find her trying to rehabilitate tortured houseplants.
KEISHANA JOHNSON, aboc, ncle
Ophthalmic Technician OPTICIAN
Keishana (Kei) attended East Mississippi Community College where she obtained her Associate’s Degree in Ophthalmic Technology. She is a certified Optician whose goal is to ensure every patient is satisfied with their eyeglass or contact purchase—Come see her today!