Dr. Mark Wellnitz
Dr. Mark Wellnitz graduated from UW Madison in 2005 with a degree in Kinesiology and then from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2010. During his 4th year clinical rotations, Dr. Wellnitz focused on cornea and contact lenses, pediatrics, refractive surgery, and ocular disease comanagement. He had an especially rewarding rotation at the Mountain Home VA in Johnson City, TN and enjoys seeing patients of all ages.
Dr. Wellnitz is originally from Jefferson, WI and although he loves Wisconsin very much, he is happy to call the Twin Cities his home since 2009. He recently moved to Minnetonka, near Purgatory Park, with his wife, twin son and daughter, and dog, Tyson. In his free time, Dr. Wellnitz enjoys playing legos with his kids, fetch with his dog, snowmobiling in the winter, and spending summer weekends at the lake in Eveleth.