Dr. Lorber is a transplant to the St. Louis area. She graduated in 2003 with a Bachelors of Science in Biology from Purdue University. After college, Melissa worked for the pharmaceutical company, Eli Lilly, in Indianapolis. As a life-long glasses wearer, she decided to pursue a career in Optometry and graduated from the University of Missouri St. Louis program in 2012. When not seeing patients, Dr. Lorber enjoys coaching youth lacrosse and basketball. If she is not on the bench running through plays in her head, she is on the sidelines cheering on her girls.