Melanie Oord, OD grew up in Washington and graduated from Linfield University in Oregon in 2018. Dr. Oord played 4 years of collegiate softball at Linfield University and spent a year as the outfield coach at the University after graduating. She then went on to complete optometry school at the Arizona College of Optometry, where she graduated in 2023. Dr. Oord experienced vision problems as a young child and ever since she was seven years old, her goal was to create a welcoming environment for children as well as their parents while receiving their eyecare.
During her time in optometry school, Dr. Oord discovered her passion for primary care optometry- including pediatrics, dry eye, contact lenses, ocular disease, and refractive disorders.
A few fun facts about Dr. Oord are that she loves Disneyland and she was recently married. In her free time, Dr. Oord and her husband enjoy hiking, playing pickleball, and traveling. Dr. Oord is new to the Cincinnati area, and she is excited to create relationships with her patients and provide the finest eyecare at Clarkson Eyecare at the Clifton and West Chester locations.
Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science with a Minor in Chemistry Linfield University
Doctor of Optometry from Midwestern University Arizona College of Optometry