Dr. Ali Genilo enjoys caring for patients of all ages and abilities, though she has a special passion for working with pediatric patients. A Kansas City native, she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Biology from the University of Kansas. She received her Doctorate from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.
During her time at SCO, Dr. Genilo was active in various professional organizations and received several honors, including the Outstanding Clinician Award, Clinical Skills Award, and Excellence in Pediatrics and Developmental Vision Award, as well as induction into the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society and Gold Key Honorary Optometric Society.
During her externship rotations, she trained in the areas of adult primary care, pediatrics, contact lenses, and vision therapy and rehabilitation. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, Kansas Optometric Association, Missouri Optometric Association, Optometric Society of Greater Kansas City, and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development.
Dr. Genilo will be starting at our Lee’s Summit location July 1st, 2019.