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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Brennan Eye Care the leading provider of vision care products and services in Okeechobee.


Doctors

Dr. Christine Brennan Bishop, OD

Dr. Christine Brennan Bishop, a life long resident of Okeechobee, is a graduate of Okeechobee High School. She obtained her undergraduate schooling from Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida where she was a member of the sorority Zeta Tau Alpha and graduated from Nova Southeastern College of Optometry, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in 2008.

Dr. Christine is soft-spoken and gentle with her patients and is very adept in fitting contact lenses in patients of all ages and with all prescriptions. While she enjoys all aspects of the optometry field, Dr. Christine is especially interested in performing eye exams on children and ocular diseases. Dr. Christine is very excited about providing quality eye care to the community of Okeechobee with her father, Dr. Patrick Brennan.

Dr. Christine Bishop is a devout Christian and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Her favorite activities are horseback riding, family bar-b-ques, boating, swimming and virtually all outdoor activities. She also likes to be involved in services for her community.

Dr. Christine is married to Hamilton Bishop, a local dairy farmer. They reside in Okeechobee with their daughters, Lila and Lexi Bishop.


Dr. J. Patrick Brennan, OD

Dr. Pat Brennan is a Florida Native, he established Brennan Eye Care in Okeechobee, Florida in 1980. He is an undergraduate of Florida State University and received his optometry degree from the University of Houston.

Dr. Pat Brennan is currently the treasurer of the Treasure Coast Optometric Society. Dr. Brennan enjoys fishing and hunting.

Dr. Brennan is extremely proud of serving the Okeechobee area for almost 30 years and is excited to have his daughter, Dr. Christine Brennan Bishop, to join Brennan Eye Care and follow in his footsteps.

Dr. Brennan is also the 2012 Local Optometric Society Member of the Year!


Staff

Sheryl – Optician

What year did you start? 1993-1999 and I came back in 2017.

What do you love most about working at Brennan Eye Care? My “peeps” and the closeness of the employees here.

What is your favorite brand of frame and lens product? Vera Bradley and Varilux

What do you like to do when you’re not in the office? Garden, fish, hang out with family, and ride dirt bikes

What inspires you? Success and satisfying people

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? Heal pain

What is your favorite quote? “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.”


Lucy – Optician Apprentice/Technician (Bilingual)

What year did you start? 2009

What do you love most about working at Brennan Eye Care? That we are all more than employees, we are a family. I love that I learn something new everyday and I enjoy being able to help people see.

What is your favorite brand of frame and lens product? I have so many favorite brands but if I had to choose one it would be Jimmy Choo for sure. My favorite lens product is Sapphire 360. Nighttime clarity is a must for me.

What do you like to do when you’re not in the office? I love spending time with my 2 boys and husband and just relaxing at home. I’m a big time homebody.

What inspires you? My kids

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? Mind reading

What is your favorite quote? “Life is short, cut out negativity, forget gossip, say goodbye to people who don’t care, and spend time with people who are always there.”


Melissa – Billing Specialist

What year did you start? 1998

What do you love most about working at Brennan Eye Care? Everyone is treated like family.

What is your favorite brand of glasses? Ray-Ban

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? I wish I could guess lotto numbers.


Angel – Receptionist

What year did you start? 2003

What do you love most about working at Brennan Eye Care? Having my 2nd family, meeting new people and seeing some regulars.

What is your favorite brand of frame and lens product? Takumi (magnetic clip ons) and Varilux XSeries

What do you like to do when you’re not in the office? I like to play video games and do my nails.

What inspires you? My family.

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? The ability to fly (I’m afraid of heights)


Erica – Receptionist

What year did you start? 2018

What do you love most about working at Brennan Eye Care? Work family

What is your favorite lens product? Blue light filter

What do you like to do when you’re not in the office? Be a mommy

What inspires you? My kids

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? Teleport

What is your favorite quote? “Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine.”


Michann – Optometry Tech

What year did you start? 2001

What do you love most about working at Brennan Eye Care? We are like family.

What is your favorite brand of frame and lens product? Coach or Kate Spade with Crizal lenses.

What do you like to do when you’re not in the office? Ocean fishing, relaxing, and seeing my grandbabies.

What is your favorite quote? “Be kind. Always treat others as you would want to be treated.”


Arismel – Technician

What year did you start? 2016

What do you love most about working at Brennan Eye Care? Helping others

What is your favorite brand of frame and lens product? Kate Spade & Prevencia

What do you like to do when you’re not in the office? Sleep and shop


Dhana – CPOA

What year did you start? 2004

What do you love most about working at Brennan Eye Care? The way they help those in need.

What do you like to do when you’re not in the office? I love being on the water.

What inspires you? God

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? Flying, because I want to see the world.

What is your favorite quote? “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain.” Hebrews 6:19


Crystal – Office Manager

What year did you start? 2014

What do you love most about working at Brennan Eye Care? The family atmosphere

What is your favorite brand of frame and lens product? Kate Spade and Prevencia (I LOVE the blue filter!)

What do you like to do when you’re not in the office? Painting, spending time with my family.

What inspires you? My faith

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? Time travel

What is your favorite quote? “Be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9