Nevada Eye Care Doctor - Kallie Kappes, O.D.
Dr. Kappes received her Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Nevada, Reno in 2014, and her Doctor of Optometry with distinction from the Southern California College of Optometry (SCCO) at Marshall B. Ketchum University in 2018. During her time at SCCO she was the American Optometric Student Association Trustee, a member of Beta Sigma Kappa International Honors society, a teaching assistant, and active member of the Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (SVOSH). She gained a wide range of clinical experience working in a private practice in South Lake Tahoe under the mentorship of William Downey O.D., at Hoopes Vision in Salt Lake City, and at the Southern Arizona Veteran’s Affair Center in Tucson, Arizona.
Originally from Elko, Nevada Dr. Kappes came to love the Reno/Sparks community as a bright eyed undergraduate student and is thrilled to have returned with the opportunity to serve those in need of ocular disease and dry eye management. She is Board Certified in the Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease.
In her free time, you’ll find Dr. Kappes hiking a trail in the Sierra Nevada or spending the day on Lake Tahoe on a paddle board or kayak. As a proud Alumnus of the University of Nevada, Reno you can also find her cheering on the Wolf Pack at any football or basketball game.