Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Michael B. Wardell, O.D.
Billings, Montana Optometrist

Dr. Michael Wardell

Dr. Wardell has been serving patients in the Billings area for over 31 years. His main focus is to provide quality eye care that is personalized, affordable, and timely. He aims to meet the optical needs of his patients on an individual basis and feels strongly about taking enough time with each patient to understand and resolve their concerns in order to provide the best possible care. He specializes in  family eye care & contact lens fittings with hard-to-fit prescriptions. He also co-manages LASIK, cataract and retinal surgery follow-up appointments.

Dr. Wardell is a member of the Montana Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. He received his doctor of optometry degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry in 1987. He is licensed to treat and manage Ocular Diseases. After receiving his degree, Dr. Wardell moved to Billings where he and his wife Sherry have raised their six children. He is a youth leader in his church and has been an active member in the Boy Scouts of America for over 20 years. Dr. Wardell is an avid outdoorsman and loves to fly fish, hunt, camp and golf. He loves to spend time with his family.

Dr. Mike Wardell

Dr. Mike Wardell

Dr. Mike Wardell graduated from the University of Houston, College of Optometry in April, 2017. He studied under nationally renowned Doctors and is specializing in ocular eye diseases such as diabetes, glaucoma and dry-eye syndrome.In addition to prescribing glasses and contact lenses, Dr. Wardell treats eye problems such as allergies, conjunctivitis, red eye, dry eyes, and more.

Dr. Wardell is married and has three children. He serves locally in his church with the youth. He is an Eagle Scout. He loves to hunt, fish, camp and spend quality time with his family.

  • Sherry Wardell
    Office Manager & Optician
    Sherry has worked side-by-side with Dr. Wardell for the past five years. She was instrumental in planning and setting up their family practice. Sherry is our Office Manager and also an Optician. She is great at helping patients pick out glasses that fit correctly and look great.

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  • Wade Wardell
    Lab Manager
    Wade joined the family business in 2012. He has been trained to edge lenses and repair frames. In 2013 he became the Lab manager when his brother left for Optometry College. Wade has become a great asset to Wardell Vision Center.

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  • Heather Howe
    Heather joined our practice in June of 2013. She has brought many talents and skills to our office. She has great people skills and we feel she is a great asset to our business. Heather has an associates degree in Applied Sciences from Northwest College. She worked with developmentally disabled children for over 10 years, did medical transcribing for 3 years.

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