William Wicheta, MD

Specialty: Ophthalmology

Location(s): Central Washington Hospital & Clinics 

Education & Certifications:

  • BA, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, 1978
  • MD, University of Texas Health, Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, 1982

Advanced Education: 

  • Internship, University of Utah Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1982-1983
  • Residency, Ophthalmology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1983-1987
  • Guest Residency, Ophthalmology, University of Bonn, Germany, 1986

Board Certification(s):

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Memberships & Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Washington State Medical Association
  • Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
  • Chelan-Douglas County Medical Society

Special Interests:

  • I am fascinated by the science of vision and all things related to the eye. I have done a wide variety of eye surgeries, but at this point in my career mainly do cataract surgery. I enjoy performing exams on healthy eyes, as well as treating a variety of eye diseases.

Interests/Hobbies – Outside of work:

  • My children, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, gardening, acoustic guitar, cross-county skiing, climbing, photography, science, reading, geology, western history, Texas history, genealogy.

Reasons for coming to Wenatchee: 

  • I was looking for a smaller to moderate sized, pleasant community to raise children in, as well as have access to my favorite outdoor activities.


  • English

Dr. William Wicheta

Primary Phone: (509) 662-7143

Primary Fax: (509) 433-3139

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