Dr. Jessie Konynenbelt (“Dr. K”) graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Indiana University. She went on to obtain her Optometry Doctorate at the Indiana University School of Optometry where she was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Optometric Honor Society and was elected into the Gold Key Honor Society for demonstrating “outstanding professional and ethical attitude through leadership and service to her class, college, and profession.”  

EDUCATION & TRAINING

  • Indiana University - Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.)

  • Indiana University School of Optometry - Optometry Doctorate (O.D.)

Dr. Konynenbelt completed her residency in ocular disease at Southern Eye Associates in Memphis Tennessee. She has lectured on the topics of ocular disease and enjoys staying up to date on the latest research. She is a member of the American and Florida Optometric Association and the American Academy of Optometry.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Florida Optometric Association

  • American Academy of Optometry

Outside of optometry, Dr. Konynenbelt enjoys hiking, kayaking, and spending time outdoors. Although not a Florida native, Dr. Konynenbelt has appreciated the kindness that has been shown to her during her recent move here to Orlando. She is a member of the Young Catholic Professionals Group of Orlando and enjoys volunteering at local events.