Dr. Darah L. Newell, a licensed optometrist, grew up in Helena, Montana and graduated from Helena High School as a salutatorian and two-time AA golf state champion. She played division I women’s collegiate golf for the University of South Alabama where she graduated with Honors in Biology and was named to the Women's Golf Coaches Association Division I All-American Scholars all four academic years. She went on to attend Pacific University College of Optometry, where she completed her Doctor of Optometry degree and was awarded membership in the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometry Honors Society. After graduation, she completed additional training through a residency program at the Dayton VA medical center in Dayton, Ohio focusing on ocular disease and geriatric eye care.
In her spare time, you can find Dr Newell on the golf course, hiking the area trails or spending time with friends and family. Dr Newell is excited to return to her hometown of Helena to provide excellent optometric care to her community.