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Dr. Pennell

Dr. Garrett Pennell

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Join 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.

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  • 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


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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.

The Patient Experience

The thing is, I still have to look like Sam the Cooking Guy on TV so I wear glasses, only now the lenses have no prescription and my look hasn’t changed. But what has changed is my life, and now all the crazy stuff from the commercials I can do, when I want with no glasses on.

Sam, a patient Sam the Cooking Guy – LASIK

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