Dr. Chris DeRose

Dr. Chris DeRose is from Olean, New York. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Buffalo and graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1999. Dr. DeRose did a residency training program at the Eye Associates of Nevada in Las Vegas, Nevada specializing in Ocular Disease and Refractive and Ocular Surgery. After residency, he practiced in Evanston, Illinois and Chicago, Illinois before moving to Columbia and joining Columbia Eye Consultants Optometry in 2007. Dr. DeRose enjoys practicing all areas of comprehensive Optometry including ocular disease, refractive surgery management, pediatrics. geriatrics, contact lenses and specialty contact lenses. He currently serves as Trustee to the Missouri Optometric Association. When not engaged in patient care, Dr. DeRose enjoys spending time with his family and Mizzou Athletics.

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