Francke and Nunley Medical and Surgical Eye Specialists are dedicated to providing our patients with the same high quality of care every visit. With more than 60 years of combined experience, Drs. Francke and Nunley take pride in offering comprehensive medical and surgical eye care and work hard to build a personal and trusting patient relationship. Some patients have been with Francke and Nunley for more than 35years! Drs. Francke and Nunley provide full service, expert eye care in a friendly environment.
P.F. FRANCKE, M.D.
Dr. Paul Frederick Francke graduated from Princeton University with an A.B. in Psychology, and received his M.D. from the West Virginia University School of Medicine. As a native of Kanawha County, Dr. Francke enjoys teaching Ophthalmology at WVU-Charleston. He is a member of various societies including the West Virginia Medical Association and past president of the Kanawha Valley Ophthalmology Society. Dr. Francke’s special interest is in the laser treatment of Glaucoma, where his precision provides expert results.
1980-1983 West Virginia University Department of Ophthalmology
1974-1979 West Virginia University Medical School (MD)
West Virginia University Anatomy Department (M.S.)
1969-1973 Princeton University (A.B. Psychology)
Board Certified-American Board of Ophthalmology – 1985
West Virginia Medical Association
Kanawha County Medical Association
Kanawha Valley Ophthalmology Association
West Virginia Society of Ophthalmology
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, West Virginia University-Charleston Campus
Partnership Practice Ophthalmology (Michael G. Nunley, M.D.) 1-15-1992
MICHAEL G. NUNLEY, M.D.
Dr. Michael G. Nunley is a graduate of the University of Charleston with a B.S. in Biology, and received his M.D. from the West Virginia University School of Medicine. He is a Kanawha County native and a member of the West Virginia Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Nunley has over 20 years of eye care experience, specializing in Cataract surgery.
1985 Diplomat, national Board of Medical Examiners
1989 Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology
1980 Bachelor of Science (Biology-Summa Cum Laude) – University of Charleston
1984 Doctor of Medicine – West Virginia University School of Medicine
1985-1988 Residency in Ophthalmology – The Ohio State University Hospitals
1985 American Academy of Ophthalmology-Fellow
1991 West Virginia Academy of Ophthalmology
Honorary Societies and Awards
Chi Beta Phi National Honorary Scientific Fraternity
1979 Most Outstanding Nationwide Member
1980-82 National Vice President
1980 University of Charleston Key Award Community Service
1983 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Local Chapter Vice President
Amber Turpin, Optician
Amber became part of the Francke and Nunley optical family in 2017 and has worked in the industry for 10 years. She is a very enthusiastic optician whose main goal is patient satisfaction. Amber specializes in frame selection, lens options, frame fitting and dispensing. She is also very passionate about creating an incredible experience for our patients that is one of a kind. Amber always has a sunny disposition and is known for her laughter that fills the office.
Asst. Office Manager
Technician / Optical