Dr. Mitch Martin was born and raised in Sitka, Alaska. He attended both California Lutheran University and Pacific University and received his Bachelor of Science in Visual Science from Pacific University in 1992. In 1996, he received his Optometric Physician degree from Pacific University College of Optometry. Dr. Martin then served a one-year residency at the Portland Veterans Administration Medical Center where he specialized in diabetic eye disease, geriatrics, and primary eye care. He was an adjunct clinical professor for Pacific University, a member of the American Optometric Association, and served as a liaison to the U.S. Congress. He has been in family private optometric practice for the last 24 years.
Dr. Martin is thankful for the warm welcome and trust that he has received from the Redding and surrounding communities. When not in the office, Dr. Martin enjoys golf, boating, fishing, hunting, and supporting local youth sports programs.