Krista M. Davis, O.D., F.A.A.O. has over twenty years of experience providing comprehensive primary eye care, management of ocular disease, surgical co-management and vision rehabilitation.
A native of the Twin Cities, Dr. Davis was born at the former Mt. Sinai hospital, which is now the Phillips Eye Institute. She has worn glasses since she was two and underwent strabismus surgery and vision therapy as a child. She decided to become an optometrist while at Archbishop Brady High School where she participated in marching band, soccer, drama productions and Campus Ministry.
Dr. Davis completed her undergraduate studies at Loyola University Chicago, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in Biology and a minor in Psychology. While at Loyola, Dr. Davis was a member of the Honors Program, Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society, Blue Key Honor Society and Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society. She served as a Resident Assistant, Freshman Orientation and Registration Leader, a Loyola Ambassador, and was a member of an intramural champion softball team.
Dr. Davis earned a bachelor’s degree in Visual Science and a Doctorate of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) at Salus University in Philadelphia, PA. While at PCO, she was a teaching assistant for several courses, Class President and Co-Coordinator of the Student Tutoring Program. She was inducted into the Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society and Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society. As Class President, Dr. Davis also had the honor of speaking at commencement.
Dr. Davis completed clinical externships at the Marshfield Clinic in Wisconsin and the Albuquerque Indian Health Service clinic. She also completed a rotation in pediatrics, binocular vision and low vision at PCO.
Following graduation, Dr. Davis completed a year-long residency in Low Vision Rehabilitation at the William Fienbloom Vison Rehabilitation Center at the Eye Institute of PCO where she received advanced training in ocular disease and supervised students during their clinical rotations. Upon completion of her residency, Dr. Davis traveled to Uganda as part of a VOSH mission to provide eye care to the underserved, also traveling through Kenya on safari after a week of providing eye care to the people of Uganda.
Prior to joining Four Seasons Eye Care, Dr. Davis served as Director of Low Visions Services at the Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind in Washington, DC and worked in a private practice in Virginia. She has presented lectures and posters at both local, national, and international meetings. She enjoys educating professionals and the public on eye health and vision issues.
Dr. Davis is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a Diplomate in the American Board of Optometry. She is also a member of the American Optometric Association, the Minnesota Optometric Association, and the Ocular Wellness and Nutrition Society.
Dr. Davis and her husband, John, live in Saint Paul in a home that has been in her family for over 60 years. A Gold Award Girl Scout, Dr. Davis enjoys volunteering with scouting, spending time with family, traveling, cooking, and musical theatre in her spare time. She is also active in the Alumni Associations at both Loyola and Salus. Go Ramblers!