Dr. Peter Zanella is a native of Manhattan, Kansas, where he attended Kansas State University and obtained his bachelor’s degree in life science. He completed his post-graduate education at Nova Southeastern College of Optometry in Davie, Florida, in 1996. While attending Nova Southeastern University, Dr. Zanella was selected for a 4th year internship at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida, where he trained under some of the leading optometrists and ophthalmologists in the country. It was during this time that Dr. Zanella developed a passion for ocular disease diagnosis and management.
In 2006, Dr. Zanella decided to move to North Texas to be around his two sisters and their families. He is a past officer of the Tarrant County Optometric Society and past board member for the Texas Optometric Association. Dr. Zanella is board certified by the National Board of Optometry in ocular disease management and is a certified Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. He is a current member of the American Optometric Association, Texas Optometric Association, and Tarrant County Optometric Society.
Dr. Zanella has been married to Dr. Deborah Zanella for 16 years and they have two children, Madison and Ryan. He has completed over 30 half and full marathons and enjoys reading, exercising, and traveling.