Dr. Jonathan VanGessel graduated from the Indiana University School of Optometry in 2019. While in school, he served as president of the Indiana University Optometry Student Association, and was a member of the Gold Key optometric leadership and service honor society, the Beta Sigma Kappa academic optometric honor society, and Volunteers in Optometric Service to Humanity. He had four external rotations specializing in primary care, ocular disease, dry eye, and post-op cataract surgical care while training at the Quantico Naval Health Clinic, the Hershel “Woody” Williams VA Medical Center, Eye Surgeons of Indiana, and the Indianapolis Eyecare Center. He then spent 3 years at a general ophthalmology and surgery center before returning to private practice. Originally from Avilla, IN, Dr. VanGessel enjoys soccer, ice hockey, golf, and spending time with his wife Grace.