Dr. Shannon H. Mitchell grew up in Southern Idaho. He graduated cum laude in 2004 from Boise State University in Boise, Idaho with a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology and a minor in General Music. He later found his true passion in the physics of sight and completed his doctoral degree in Optometry at Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon in 2010. Dr. Mitchell and his wife Molly developed an interest in the rural forest environs of the Green Mountains in Vermont and located here in 2010. Dr. Mitchell practiced in Stowe for nearly 8 years before opening Mad River Eye Care PLLC in Waitsfield. He has many interests in eye care, and is suited to the rural setting of Waitsfield with his diverse capabilities. He loves seeing people of all ages with a variety of eye care needs (see Our Services). In addition to eye care, Dr. Mitchell loves spending time with his wife and 4 kids biking, beach-combing, snowboarding, and loving life. He is active as a member of the lay clergy in his church, and enjoys participating in local theatre.