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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Kathleen Mitchell is a board certified optometrist with extensive experience in primary care of the entire family. Her background includes the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease, specialty contact lens fitting with particular interest in multifocals and rigid gas permeable lenses of the latest design, as well as a decade of co-management experience with several local ophthalmologists. She has been practicing in the greater Atlanta area for the past eleven years. Her skills, plus her gentle and professional demeanor have won her the respect of her patients and colleagues alike. Born and raised in Ontario, Canada, Dr. Mitchell obtained her undergraduate training from Wilfrid Laurier University. Here she graduated magna cum laude with a B.Sc. in Biology and Chemistry in 1993. She then went on to earn her doctorate degree in Optometry, graduating with honors, from the University of Waterloo in 1997. After completing an internship in Ocular Disease in Atlanta, in 1996, Dr. Mitchell made Georgia her permanent home. For the past ten years, Dr. Mitchell has also been active in many charitable endeavors. She has served as a volunteer doctor on several Gift of Sight missions both locally and abroad. Her most memorable mission trip involved traveling to rural Mexico in 2002 where she participated in the screening and vision care of 35,000 deserving and special needs children. Currently, Dr. Mitchell resides with her husband, David, in Alpharetta, Georgia where they are very busy raising their two small children, Larissa and Gavin. In her spare time, Dr. Mitchell enjoys playing piano, gardening, and cooking for her friends and large extended family.
Verified Patient Reviews
I was charged for a service I didn't receive. Upon question was told that owners were out of town and they couldn't do anything about it. I left and returned uncomfortable with the charge and was given an email address to try to get ahold of the owner since no one seemed to be authorized to do a refund.. I didn't need contacts but was told they give you a free pair. They were the wrong prescription. The doctor said, "It's not that different than your prescription, so it's no big deal." I'm currently waiting for my refund and unfortunately won't be returning to this office which is a shame as it looks nice on the inside and is a convenient location.
Thank you for your patience and the advice you gave me and my mother. Your staff was especially helpful and accommodating, especially Lena and Zeda. Thank you so much.
Dr. Mitchell is an AMAZING optometrist. She is extremely knowledgeable and friendly. She genuinely cares about her patients and ensures they get the best service possible. She provides appropriate recommendations and gives good advice. Dr. Mitchell is the by far the best optometrist I've been to. :-)
Dr. Mitchell sets an example of what all optometrists should strive to be like. She sincerely cares about all of her patients and spends the time necessary to provide them with a thorough exam. She educates her patient and is very personable and friendly (I actually enjoyed going to a doctor!). She works hard to keep all of her patients happy and will do her best to make sure they leave satisfied. Her staff is also very friendly and hard working. My vision is very important to me and I had such a wonderful experience coming here; I would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone. Thank you! :)
Very pleasant. Will refer everyone to Dr Kathleen Mitchell.
multiple trips for correction for mild prescription still not corrected
The office is beautiful! The best selection of frames I've ever seen! DrMitchell is so nice too. She took her time and treated me like a friend. The whole staff was great! Highly recommended!