Dr. Bethany Gillett grew up in Bountiful, Utah. She attended Brigham Young University for her undergraduate studies and graduated with Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and minored in Business Management. After Dr. Gillett attended Pacific University and earned her Optometry Degree in 2020, she joined the team at Mountain West Eye Care as a full time optometrist.
Dr. Gillett gained valuable work experience in the optometric field as a pre-tester at Mountain West Eye Care and Pacific University in the Portland and Forest Grove eye clinics. She also had multiple externships where she was able apply her academic background to real world working strategies with Hoopes Vision, Salt Lake City Veterans Affairs, Hill Airforce Base, and Indian Health Services Bethel Alaska.
Dr. Gillett continues to learn and contribute to the optometric community as an active member of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA), American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Utah Optometric Association (UOA).
Her professional licenses and certifications include:
She’s been married for seven years and is a proud mom to her dog, Griffey. Some of Dr. Gillett’s favorite activities include water skiing, wakeboarding, and surfing. In the office, taking great care of patients and providing the best patient experience is her priority.
Dr. Gillett loves trying new places to eat and playing board games. She especially enjoys watching basketball and soccer games whenever possible.