Dr. Stott was born and raised in the city of Lancaster, CA in northern Los Angeles County. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Brigham Young University, and went on to receive his Doctorate of Optometry degree from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. He completed his optometric training at The Eye Center (the largest clinic of its kind in North America), Family Vision Care, and the Memphis Veteran’s Association Medical Center.
Prior to joining Sonoran Desert Eye Center, Dr. Stott was practicing primary and secondary eye care in his wife’s hometown of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. He gained a reputation for excellence in patient care from not only patients, but from his own staff and other eye care practitioners as well. Dr. Stott is a versitile practitioner who is experienced and skilled in providing routine vision and medical eye care. He is now licensed by the Arizona Board of Optometry.
He is certified by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry in the Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease. He is trained in the management of chronic eye disease such as Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic retinopathy, Dry Eye, and more. He works closely with area surgeons to provide pre- and post-operative eye care for cataract, glaucoma, and corneal surgery. Additionally, he is skilled in providing treatment for acute eye problems such as foreign bodies, infections, injuries, red eyes, and more.
Dr. Stott’s special area of interest is treating conditions of the anterior segment (front of the eye). His goal is to accurately diagnose and find appropriate treatment options that will address patient concerns and lead to improved vision and improved quality of life.
Outside of the office, Dr. Stott enjoys spending time with his wife Emily and their two children. He loves to get outdoors to exercise, play sports, hike, swim, and ride dirtbikes.