Saint Joseph, MN
Dr. Christie Russell-Villnow is a central MN native. She received her undergraduate degree in biomedical science and chemistry from St. Cloud State University. Dr. Russell received her doctorate, with honors, from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, IL. Further training was completed with the Veterans Medical Program, Indian Health Services, and with the Illinois Eye Institute (advanced pediatric care). Additional training was completed for vision rehabilitation and post-concussion / stroke rehabilitative therapy. She is an active member of the College of Visual Development and the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association. She has served as a Clinical Examiner for the National Board of Optometry - an honor and privilege in her field. She lives just outside of St. Joseph with her family. Dr. Russell has practiced in central MN since 2004, and enjoys the sense of community in the St. Joseph.
Buddy, our certified therapy dog, is present in the office most days. He is a little brown shih tzu that loves to nap away the day in our waiting room!
• Primary eye care
• Contact lens prescriptions
• Eyeglass prescriptions
• Glaucoma screenings and care
• Cataract evaluation and post-op care
• Eye infections and emergencies
• Visual Rehabilitation and TBI Rehabilitation, consultation and treatment for children.