Earl Nepple, MD

Earl Nepple, MD - West Bend, WI

Professional Interests:

Laser Refractive Surgery
Cataract & Lens Implant Surgery

Improving and preserving vision are goals of Dr. Nepple and all of us at Clear Vision Eye Care. With over 30 years experience Dr. Nepple attends continuing education courses at institutions both in and outside the United States on a regular basis as do members of our staff. Recently reappointed for 3 years, he has been an Associate Professor (volunteer faculty) with the  University of Wisconsin - Madison Department of Ophthalmology for many years.  Recently,  Dr Nepple was  reelected as President of the Washington County Medical Society for a fifth term (5 years).

Personal Interests:

Mountaineering, backpacking, and sailing.
Dr. Nepple enjoys the recreational activities of backpacking, mountaineering, and is an avid sailor. Having completed many courses he is certified in advanced navigation and many aspects of sailing. In his spare time he captains sailboats in locations around the world and has a sailboat on Lake Michigan.


Board Certified: Certified American Board of Ophthalmology (lifetime certificate). In addition recently voluntarily  passed the examination and completed all requirements for 10 year recertification by the American Board of Ophthalmology until  2022
Fellow: American Academy of Ophthalmology
MD: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, Wisconsin
BA: "Cum Laude", St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
Society Affiliations and Organizations: American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, American Medical Association, Wisconsin State Medical Society,  President and member of the Washington County Medical Society
Awards: AMA recognition award for continuously maintaining and improving skills.
Numerous continuing education medical and surgical courses every year far in excess of license requirements.
State Licenses: Wisconsin, Arizona

Professional Training:

St. Joseph Hospital; Denver, Colorado
Emergency Room Experience: Denver General Hospital
Specialty rotations through the University of Colorado Medical Center

Internal Medicine, Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona
Ophthalmology - EYE: University of Wisconsin Medical Center, Madison, Wisconsin

Cornea, Anterior Segment & Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
Mary Shields Eye and Ear Hospital
William S. Harris, M.D.; Richard Lindstrom, M.D.; Dallas, Texas

Other: The Lancaster Course in Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary


Cataract & Lens Implant Surgery Instructor
Associate Clinical Professor, Volunteer Faculty, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Wisconsin Medical Center, Madison, Wisconsin

Staff Positions:
St. Joseph Community Hospital, West Bend, Wisconsin
Associate Professor (Volunteer Faculty), Ophthalmology, University of Wisconsin Medical Center, Madison, Wisconsin