James E. Pickett, M.D.

Dr. James Pickett is a board-certified ophthalmologist who has been practicing general ophthalmology in San Marcos since 1986. He was born in Oklahoma but has lived most of his life in Texas.

For his undergraduate degree, Dr. Pickett graduated with honors from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston.

Upon completion of his medical degree, Dr. Pickett spent a one-year internship at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Houston. He served his three-year ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio.

Dr. Pickett is committed to providing his patients with the most advanced surgical, laser, and medical technologies available for the treatment of eye diseases. This requires attending frequent continuing medical education seminars and courses.

Dr. Pickett sees patients in his San Marcos office Monday through Friday, and one afternoon a week at the Wimberley office.

Dr. Pickett lives in San Marcos with his wife, Claire, and their three daughters. He is active in his local church. In his spare time, he enjoys many outdoor activities, especially snow skiing and horseback riding.