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Dr. Garrett Pennell

Dr. Garrett PennellJoin us in welcoming Garrett Pennell, OD to our experienced team of eye doctors at Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute! Dr. Pennell received his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He attended the University of Missouri-St. Louis for his Doctor of Optometry and is licensed in the state of CA. His graduate experience included the management of ocular disease, and refractive surgery pre & post-op care.


  • Externship, Northern Suburban Vision Consultants, Deerfield, IL
  • Externship, Optometric Vision Development Center, La Jolla, CA
  • Externship, UMSL Community Service Rotation
  • Externship, Affinia Healthcare
  • Externship, VAMC, Kansas City, MO
  • Doctor of Optometry, University of Missouri St. Louis College of Optometry, St. Louis, MO
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

Certifications and Affiliations:

  • California Optometric Association
  • San Diego County Optometric Society
  • South Carolina Optometric Physicians Association (SCOPA)
  • American Optometric Association (AOA)
  • American Academy of Optometry (AAO) 2013-2017
  • UMSL Optometry Student Ambassador
  • Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity

To schedule a consultation with a premier eye doctor in San Diego, CA, please contact the Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute. Dr. Garrett Pennell looks forward to hearing from you.

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