Jennifer Elder, O.D

Jennifer Elder, O.D


  • General Optometry
  • Routine Eye Exams for Adults and Children
  • Contact Lens Fittings and Exams


Dr. Elder and her husband J.D. are parents to two fun little boys. She is a member of the First United Methodist Church of McMinnville and McMinnville Junior Auxiliary. She enjoys hiking with her family and photography. She looks forward to taking care of your family's eye care needs.


McMinnville Office

Honors/Personal Accomplishments

Dr. Elder graduated from the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga with a B.S. in Biological Sciences and a minor in Chemistry. She received her doctorate of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. While studying at SCO, she completed an externship at Eye Specialty Group in Memphis with an emphasis in postoperative care and ocular disease. She also completed an externship with Drs.Whitley and Hughes, a private optometric practice, in Covington, TN. After receiving her doctorate degree, she went on to complete a residency in primary care with an emphasis on ocular disease at the Memphis Veterans Administration Hospital. There she was able to obtain further training in the diagnosis and management of ocular diseases such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma.

Dr. Elder enjoys hiking, photography and all things arts and crafts. She and her husband, J.D., have one son, Brennan. She looks forward to taking care of your ocular health and all your visual needs!