Brian D. Ranelle, D.O. (EMERITUS)

Fort Worth Eye Doctor Brian Ranelle, D.O.

Hurst & Fort Worth Ophthalmologist


Refractive Surgery, Cataract Surgery, General Ophthalmology, Diabetic Exams, Glaucoma


Hurst & Fort Worth, TX

Dr. Brian Ranelle, a native of Ft. Worth, began his ophthalmology practice in 1977 after completing his fellowship in ophthalmology with the Houston Eye Associates. Dr. Brian Ranelle is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and the Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology. He is a clinical associate professor at the University of North Texas Health Science Center Surgery Department and was on the board of examiners for the American Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology from 1986-2000.

Memberships include The American Medical Association, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Osteopathic Association, Texas Medical Association, Tarrant County Medical Society, Tarrant County Ophthalmology Association, American Society for Prevention of Blindness, International Society of Refractive Surgeons, and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Dr. Brian Ranelle has been providing LASIK services to the DFW area since 1997. He performs laser cataract surgery using the LenSx Femtosecond Laser.

Dr. Brian Ranelle has over 40 years of refractive surgery experience, including LASIK and PRK. He has performed thousands of LASIK procedures at Texas Eye and Laser Center with his VISX Star Laser. Dr. Ranelle has a proven record of excellence due to his commitment to Laser Vision Correction. The doctor also has extensive experience in the treatment of glaucomadiabetic retinopathy, Retinal Disease, and No-Stitch cataract surgery.

Dr. Brian Ranelle is married has two children and two grandchildren. He enjoys jogging, mountain climbing, and snow skiing with his family.



Date and place of birth: May 2, 1947, Fort Worth, Texas
College: BA Degree – University of Texas, Austin 1968

Medical Education

  • University of Medicine and Biosciences (Former: Kansas City College of Osteopathic Medicine) Kansas City, Missouri
    Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine 1972


  • Detroit Osteopathic Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
    Internship Rotating Specialty: Ophthalmology 1972 – 1973


  • Detroit Osteopathic Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
    Specialty: Ophthalmology 1973 – 1976


  • Houston Eye Associates, 1976 – 1977


  • Texas

Clinical Appointments

  • Clinical Adjunct Professor at the University of North Texas Health Science Center Surgery Department


  • American Board of Ophthalmology 1978
  • Fellow American Board of Ophthalmology 1979
  • Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology 1981
  • Fellow Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology 1981

Hospital Affiliations

  • Columbia North Hills Hospital
  • Harris Methodist Hospital HEB

Membership in Professional Societies

  • Tarrant County Ophthalmology Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Osteopathic Medical Association
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
  • International Society of Refractive Surgeons
  • American Intraocular Implant Society
  • American Society for Prevention of Blindness


  • Has been performing LASIK in Tarrant County since 1997
  • Refractive Surgery: In-Office VISX S4 Excimer Laser
  • No-Stitch Cataract Surgery-Certified Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Glaucoma and Diabetic Management
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Glaucoma Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Custom LASIK (WaveScan Technology)
  • All Laser IntraLASE LASIK

Clinical Research

  • Alcon Lab Clinical Trials of Intraocular Lenses
  • Alcon Lab Clinical Trial of Medicine in Post Op Care

Speaker For

  • Bausch & Lomb
(817) 768-6620
(817) 803-6106
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HURST Location

1872 Norwood Dr., Suite 200,
Hurst, TX 76054
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3405 Locke Ave., Suite 100,
Fort Worth, TX 76107
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