Dr. Michael O’Brien, referred to as Dr. Michael at the office, joined his father, Dr. David O’Brien, in practice at O’Brien Vision Center in 1993 after earning his Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry (SCO). He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Biology from University of Mississippi in 1990, also earning a minor in Spanish after studying at the University of Salamanca, Spain. Currently, Dr. Michael is board certified by the American Board of Optometry, serves on the Health Advisory Board for Head Start, participates in the InfantSEE program, is a member of the Mississippi Optometric Association and American Optometric Association, and serves as President of the Northwest Mississippi Optometric Association, elected in 2011.
In his spare time, Dr. Michael enjoys family time with his wife and son. He also runs, reads, cooks, and occasionally draws. You might notice some of Dr. Michael’s artwork hanging on the walls of O’Brien Vision Center!
Dr. Jonathan W. Wilson joined O’Brien Vision Center in 2004 after completing his Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from Mississippi State University in 2000. He currently is an active member in the Mississippi Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Association. He is also board certified by the American Board of Optometry. Dr. Wilson enjoys spending time with his wife, Emily, daughters, Ella Rose and Ivy, and son, Isaac. He also is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys watching all MSU sports.
Dr. Kellie Jones joins O'Brien Vision Center in 2014 after receiving her Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry. She graduated Cum Laude from University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. She is an active member of both the American Optometric Association and the Mississippi Optometric Association. Dr. Jones resides in Hernando with her husband, Brian and their children, Dylan and Lily. She enjoys spending time with her family as well as reading, running, and painting.
Dr. Mallory Bodford joined O'Brien Vision Center in 2017. She is a native of Desoto County who has practiced in Dallas, Texas since graduating from optometry school in 2014. Dr. Bodford attended college at the University of Mississippi and earned her doctor of optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, where she graduated cum laude. She is an active member of the Mississippi Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. When not practicing optometry, Dr. Bodford loves spending time with her husband Ian and their dog 'Riggins'. They are avid sports fans, foodies, and travelers; and are excited to be back in the mid-south!