Dr O & Lori


Lori O’Daniel

Patient Care Coordinator

Kenneth O’Daniel, OD

Optometrist & President

Dr. O’Daniel was born in the beautiful mountains of Waynesville, North Carolina but spent most of his life in Dayton, Ohio where he attended Wright State University. Dr. Kenneth O'Daniel graduated from Wright State University in 1977 with a bachelor of science in biology and entered into the biochemistry program in 1977.  After graduating in 1983 from Illinois College of Optometry, Dr. O'Daniel practiced for several years in Chicago.  He moved to Scottsdale in 1986 where he began practicing inside LensCrafters. In 1990 Dr. O'Daniel opened the Scottsdale LensCrafters where he now presides as director of Optometric services.

Dr O’Daniel is Past President and Director of the Central Arizona Optometric Society.  Dr “O” served as President for four years and continues to be an active Board member.

Dr. O'Daniel is proud to have a seasoned staff of dedicated individuals who provide excellent customer service and eye care. Dr. Cerni, an Associate Optometrist, has practiced with Dr. O’Daniel for 6 years. Rachel and Randi are co-office managers who have a six-year tenure with Dr. O'Daniel Associates and Gerrie and Chelsea are the newest members of our staff

Lori O’Daniel - Dr. O’Daniel met his wife Lori the love of his life in Chicago, Illinois while attending Optometry school.  Lori, a Chicago native, became an integral part of the practice in 1988.  She, is a seasoned Optical manager who can perform many duties from pre-testing to contact lens dispensing.  Lori was born with an eye for fashion and a keen ability when it comes to selecting the best frame for a patient. 

Our goal is simple, provide excellent Eye Care and treat patients as our family.  We look forward to meeting you.

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