Gregg Russell, OD is an optometrist at the Marietta Eye Clinic.

Gregg Russell, O.D.



Primary Care Optometry Specialty Contact Lenses

Ocular Surgery Co-management


Kennestone West Cobb

The ophthalmologists and optometrists of the Marietta Eye Clinic each chose to join this practice because of a common philosophy, providing the highest quality patient care possible. Marietta Eye doctors are the experts in their fields, the top graduates in their educational and training programs, and deeply compassionate health care providers. The physicians and optometrists here research and provide the latest technology for their patients, listen intently to their patient’s needs, and ensure they have the highest quality support and surgical staff available. We invite you to explore the credentials and personality of our doctors on this page. Thank you for considering the Marietta Eye Clinic.


Dr. Russell specializes in primary eye care and complex contact lens fittings for patient with keratoconus, pellucid marginal degeneration, irregular corneas from radial keratotomy or LASIK or injury, and ocular trauma.


Dr. Russell is a Diplomate in Cornea, Contact Lens, and Refractive Technologies, an academic distinction possessed by fewer than 135 in the world. Additionally, Dr. Russell is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, a Fellow of the Scleral Contact Lens Society, and Board Certified through the American Board of Certification in Medical Optometry.

Honors & Awards

Dr. Russell was chosen as best clinical instructor for students with the Illinois College of Optometry in 2018. He is a 2015 Apollo Award winner given to the doctor providing significant public service to the citizens of the state of Georgia and a 1990 Julius Neumueller Research Award given to the best optical paper written by a student and received numerous academic and clinical achievement awards that same year.


Dr. Russell is a 1985 graduate of Emory University with degrees in Chemistry and Psychology. He finished his Doctorate of Optometry in 1990 at the University of Houston College of Optometry. Additionally, he recently completed a Certificate in Global Health Engagement through the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences graduating first in his class. He expects to complete War College for the Air Force in the next few months and his Master of Public Health sometime by the end of the same year.

Professional Associations

Dr. Russell is a member of the Georgia Optometric Association, the American Optometric Association, the American Academy of Optometry and a proud member of the United States Air Force Reserve where he currently serves as a Lieutenant Colonel. Dr. Russell has deployed to Senegal and Nicaragua and has participated in three other stateside missions, serving as Officer in Charge of two of them.

Dr. Russell's Main Office

Marietta Eye Clinic Kennestone Office

895 Canton Road NE

Marietta, GA 30060

Phone (770) 427-8111

Glasses (678) 784-0250

Contact Lenses (678) 784-0251

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm Extended hours may be available.

News & Events


Marietta Eye Clinic Supports Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation

Event Sponsorship Brings Needed Funds for Eye Care for the Uninsured MARIETTA, GA March 22, 2019 – Marietta Eye Clinic, one of Georgia’s largest and most comprehensive eye care practices, is pleased to announce the practice’s support for the 2019 Night of Spectacles fundraising event in Atlanta, Georgia. The event raised funds for the Georgia…


Marietta Eye Clinic Awarded “Best Eye Doctor” in Canton, Georgia

Canton Family Life Magazine’s Annual “Best of Life” Awards Marietta Eye Clinic   MARIETTA, GA February 12, 2019 – Marietta Eye Clinic, one of Georgia’s largest and most comprehensive eye care practices, is pleased to announce the latest achievement earned by one of Cherokee County’s most established ophthalmology and optometry group practices. Canton Family Life…


Amy Cherof, MD Awarded Board Certification in Ophthalmology

Dr. Amy Cherof Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology MARIETTA, GA January 2, 2019 – Marietta Eye Clinic, one of Georgia’s largest and most comprehensive eye care practices, is pleased to announce the latest achievement earned by one of the practice’s talented providers. Recently, the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO) granted board certification to…

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