Ali Genilo, O.D.
Ali Genilo, O.D. received her Doctor of Optometry from the Southern College of Optometry. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology with a minor in Dance from the University of Kansas.
Dr. Genilo has always known she wanted to work in healthcare because she enjoyed helping and caring for people. When she was in high school, she had an opportunity to volunteer in an optical shop, where she witnessed a child trying on his first pair of glasses. Dr. Genilo says it was truly special when she watched as his eyes lit up and he saw the world clearly for the first time. That’s when she knew she wanted to become an optometrist.
While Dr. Genilo specializes in pediatrics, vision therapy, and rehabilitation, she and her team care for all types of conditions, including managing ocular disease, updating glasses or contact lens prescriptions, providing vision therapy for students struggling to read in school, and treating patients recovering from a concussion. She finds it fulfilling to care for patients' ocular health and vision, knowing that she helps to improve their quality of life.
Dr. Genilo says being an optometrist brings something new each day, and she feels grateful to work in a profession that continues to fuel her passion.
When she is not treating patients, Dr. Genilo enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with family and friends.