Meet the Doctors
Nathan Berry, M.D.
Dr. Berry was born in 1971 and raised in west Texas, both in Abilene and Lubbock. After graduating magna cum laude with a B.S. in Biology from Abilene Christian University, he attended medical school at Texas Tech School of Medicine, graduating in 1999. Dr. Berry continued his education at the prestigious Scott and White Hospital in Temple, Texas where he completed a general medicine internship and a residency in Ophthalmology, serving as Chief Resident in 2003.
In 2003, Dr. Berry began private practice in Cleburne, Texas. He was elected by his fellow physicians in 2008 to serve as Chief of Staff at Texas Health Cleburne Hospital. In 2009, Dr. Berry opened up his own practice, Berry Eye Center, in Burleson, Texas. He then welcomed Dr. Stewart into the practice in 2011, Dr. Hall in 2017, and Dr. Nickell in 2022.
Being a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Berry was originally board certified in 2004 and received his 2nd certification in 2014. He is a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, American Academy of Ophthalmology and Christian Ophthalmology Society.
Dr. Berry has been married for 26 years and has two daughters. He enjoys golf and playing in a competitive soccer league. He is a member of Burleson Church of Christ where he serves as a deacon working with family ministry. He has done medical mission trips to Honduras and repeat trips to Guatemala, the last of which his daughter served as his surgical assistant.
Adam Stewart, M.D.
Dr. Stewart, a board-certified ophthalmologist, is a native of Cleburne, leaving in 1999 to do his undergraduate work at Abilene Christian University. After graduating summa cum laude with a B.S. in Biology, he attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock. Dr. Stewart was trained at the highly esteemed Ophthalmology residency program at Scott and White in Temple, where he served as chief resident.
Dr. Stewart holds the following professional memberships: American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, Christian Ophthalmology Society, Texas Ophthalmologic Association.
A comprehensive ophthalmologist, Dr. Stewart provides eye examinations as well as a full range of medical and surgical eye care including the diagnosis and treatment of cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, dry eye, floaters and flashes, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and various other eye disorders. He is also trained in laser vision correction.
Dr. Stewart enjoys spending time with his wife of 14 years and his four boys. Other interests include mountain biking, camping, and medical missions. An active member of the church, Dr. Stewart has participated in multiple Christian ophthalmology mission trips to Mexico, as well as to Haiti.
Jessica Hall, O.D.
Dr. Jessica Hall is originally from Colorado and completed her undergraduate degree in Biology at Colorado State University. Dr. Hall was awarded the United States Army Health Professions Scholarship and attended Pacific University College of Optometry. She graduated with honors in 2003.
Dr. Hall served four years as a Captain in the Army and was stationed in Heidelberg and Baumholder, Germany. After completing her military service in 2007, she practiced in several military settings and private practice in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington D.C. Dr. Hall joined Berry Stewart Eye Center in 2016.
As a comprehensive optometrist, Dr. Hall is experienced in medical eye care to include cataracts, glaucoma, dry eyes, diabetic retinopathy and other eye disorders. She also specializes in contact lens fitting. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Armed Forces Optometric Society. Dr. Hall is married and has three adult children. She enjoys outdoor activities, photography and being active in her local church. Dr. Hall has completed three eye care missions in Costa Rica, Honduras and Chile. She has also been on four mission trips to India and Sri Lanka.
Matthew Nickell, M.D.
Dr. Nickell, a comprehensive Ophthalmologist, is excited to continue his career by serving patients in North Texas. He is committed to delivering top-notch eye care while optimizing the patient experience. Above all, he wants his patients to know that he cares!
He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Christian Ophthalmology Society, and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.
A native of Aledo, Dr. Nickell graduated cum laude with a B.S. in Biochemistry from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. While completing his undergraduate degree he served as captain of the soccer team, earning 1st Team All-Conference, NCAA All-Region, and Conference Defensive Player of the Year distinctions. After graduating from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, he completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the Baylor Scott and White Hospital in Temple, Texas, serving as Chief Resident.
Dr. Nickell married his high school sweetheart and has beautiful children. He is active in his church and is passionate about missions, from local to international. He has served in Houston, Temple, Mexico, El Salvador, and Cambodia, among other places. He enjoys spending time with his family, coaching youth sports, soccer, running, board games, and many outdoor activities.