top of page
Dr. Charles Schlecte, MD

Marvin Charles Schlecte is a comprehensive ophthalmologist who is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He has been with Waco Eye Associates since 1978 and has helped to grow Waco Eye to become

the premier center for eye care in the Waco area. 


Dr. Schlecte grew up in Plainview, Texas where both of his parents were M.D.’s. He graduated from Texas Tech University with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. He was

a member of Eta Kappa Nu electrical engineering honor society as well as Tau Beta Pi, the all-engineering honor society. He then graduated medical school from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and completed an internship at Scott and White Hospital in Temple. Dr. Schlecte went through his ophthalmology

training at the University of Tennessee in Memphis and

came to Waco in 1978 after finishing his residency. 


Dr. Schlecte and his wife, Diane, enjoy golf and their three grandkids, and they are active in St. Louis Church in Waco.  Dr. Schlecte particularly enjoys being able to come to work every day and have the opportunity to practice medicine with his son Marvin Charles (Charlie) Schlecte III M.D.

bottom of page