Experience Decades of Exceptional Service with Dr. Halsey Settle

Dr. Halsey Settle is smiling and standing in front of a phoropter.Vision specialist Dr. Halsey Settle provides our Austin and Lockhart patients with expert care developed over the course of a unique and prestigious career. Along with Drs. Peter BrobergWilliam McGlathery, and Dr. Ximena de Sabra Dr. Settle uses advanced techniques and a personable approach to help our patients maintain excellent vision, and overcome any ocular health issues they experience. If you would like to schedule a consultation with Dr. Settle, Dr. McGlathery, or Dr. Broberg, please contact our office today.


Growing up in Corsicana, Dr. Settle graduated from high school in 1963. He then began his pre-med education at the Oklahoma State University, where he was awarded an athletic scholarship. While at the Oklahoma State University, Dr. Settle was honored to be selected as a recipient of the "Top Ten Student" award. In 1967, Dr. Settle continued his education at the University of Texas Medical Branch. Upon graduating from the University of Texas, Dr. Settle began a medical internship at Breckenridge Hospital, and later completed a residency in ophthalmology at the Navy Regional Medical Center in San Diego, CA.

Professional Background

After serving as a reserve for the United States Navy for four years, Dr. Settle began active duty with the Navy in July of 1971. Throughout his career with the Navy, Dr. Settle completed his residency training in ophthalmology and took additional medical courses, including submarine medicine, diving, and hyperbaric medicine. Dr. Settle served on active duty for nine years, and then continued his services in the United States Naval Reserve from 1980 until 1993. After 27 years of military service, Dr. Settle retired from the United States Navy with the permanent grade of Captain.

In 1980, Dr. Settle began work at the Medical Art Clinic in Corsicana, where he worked in the ophthalmology department. Dr. Settle worked there until joining us at Broberg Eye Care in November of 1999. Since joining us, Dr. Settle has been a great asset to our eye care practice. His education, experience, and professional demeanor are admired by both the members of our staff and our patients.


Dr. Settle considers his wife Donna, his four children, and one grandchild to be his greatest personal achievements. Joining Broberg Eye Care has allowed Dr. Settle to be closer to his family.

Professionally, Dr. Settle has a long list of achievements. He has been recognized by Austin Monthly Magazine as one of Austin's "Best Doctors," and he was also selected as one of the "Best Doctors in America." Dr. Settle is a proud member of a number of professional societies, including The American Medical Association, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Texas Medical Association, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Contact Dr. Settle

If you have concerns about your ocular health, or are simply looking for a trusted ophthalmologist to provide ongoing care, Dr. Halsey Settle and the staff at Broberg Eye Care can help. We offer comprehensive eye care services as well as vision correction treatments. Contact us today to learn more about our services.

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