Meet our Ophthalmologist


Dr. Michael Rolfsen

Michael Rolfsen is a comprehensive ophthalmologist who is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He specializes in cataract surgery and refractive cataract surgery, as well as comprehensive ophthalmology including glaucoma and routine eye exams.

Dr. Rolfsen grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He attended the University of Notre Dame, where he obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance with an emphasis on mathematics and graduated Summa Cum Laude. He went on to medical school at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Dr. Rolfsen served his medical internship at Tulane University in New Orleans before completing a residency in ophthalmology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

After finishing his residency in ophthalmology, Dr. Rolfsen moved his family to Waco to be near family.  After three years at a group practice in town, he had the opportunity to open a solo ophthalmology practice.  Dr. Rolfsen is passionate about caring for his patients’ eyes, and is excited for the opportunity to provide top of the line eye care at Waco Ophthalmology. 


In his free time, Dr. Rolfsen enjoys spending time with his wife, Maria, and their four children, Jourdan, Lucy Jane, John Michael, and Rosie.  He is also involved at St. Louis Catholic Church.  Any additional time usually goes towards reading, exercise, golf, and watching Notre Dame football.