Dr. Susan Stewart grew up in Colorado Springs and received her B.S. and M.S. degrees in Communication Disorders and Audiology from Colorado State University. She moved to Alabama to practice Audiology, and was instrumental in developing the Hearing Screening program for the NICU at University of Alabama-Birmingham Hospital. After 6 years of practice, she attended University of Alabama-Birmingham School of Optometry, earning her degree in 1994.
Post graduation, Susan joined an ophthalmology group practice where she gained extensive experience in diagnosing and managing patients with glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and other ocular disorders. She has been active in her local and state optometric associations throughout her twenty-year career. Susan was recognized professionally as the 1997 Young Optometrist of the Year (Alabama), elected president of the Birmingham Area Optometric Association, and held additional offices within these organizations. She has practiced in Alabama, California, and now Colorado, and is extremely pleased to be back home!
Dr. Stewart is happily married and has 4 children. She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, hiking, and riding her horse, Hank.