Dr. Gregg Russell provides general optometry and specialty contact lens services at the Marietta Eye Clinic.

Gregg Russell, O.D.

Optometrist

SPECIALTIES

Primary Care Optometry Specialty Contact Lenses

Ocular Surgery Co-management

LOCATIONS

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.

Specialties/Competencies

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.

Qualifications

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.

Education

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

1/2/2019

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…

12/17/2018

Georgia Optometric Association Awards Dr. Michael Do

Michael Do, OD earns the “Young Optometrist of the Year” Award MARIETTA, GA December 17, 2018 – 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 Georgia Optometric Association (GOA) awarded Michael Do, OD…

10/16/2018

Marietta Eye Clinic Supports Vision Rehabilitation Services

Annual Spooktacular Chase in Powder Springs Raises Vital Non-Profit Funds MARIETTA, GA October 16, 2018 – Marietta Eye Clinic, one of Georgia’s largest and most comprehensive eye care practices, is pleased to announce the practice sponsored the 10th Annual Spooktacular Chase in support of the non-profit Vision Rehabilitation Services of Georgia (VRS) in downtown Powder…

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