Our Doctors and Staff

Dr. David K. Landess, OD


Dr. David K. Landess graduated from Illinois State University with Magna Cum Laude honors in pre-medicine.  He received his Doctor of Optometry with Magna Cum Laude honors from Southern College of Optometry.  During his training, Dr. Landess received various recognitions including the prestigious “Clinician of the Year Award,” and the “Lippencott-Raven Award” for Clinical excellence.  Dr. Landess completed his externship rotation at Southern Eye Surgical Associates in Memphis, Tennessee, where he received extensive training in current refractive surgery, cataract, and glaucoma management.  Dr. Landess is Board Certified by the American Board of Optometry with emphasis in diseases of the anterior and posterior segment of the eye.

While not seeing patients, Dr. Landess most enjoys playing board games and watching movies with his wife, Susan, and four children.  Dr. Landess also has a passion for music.  A little known fact is that Dr. Landess studied jazz and classical piano performance at Wheaton Conservatory of Music before studying Biology and Chemistry at Illinois State University.  He is actively involved in the music program at Eastview Christian Church.