Dr. Tricia Brenner

Dr. Tricia Brenner


Born in Denver, Colorado.  Married with two children.  Currently in private practice.


State license to practice optometry in Colorado.
Degrees:  Doctor of Optometry, with distinction- Pacific University, (5/83)
Bachelor of Science – Colorado State University (5/79)
High School: St. Mary’s Academy, Englewood, Co. (6/74)


American Optometric Association (AOA)
Colorado Optometric Association (COA)
College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD)
Optometric Extension Program (OEP)
Sports Vision section of AOA


COA Secretary- Treasurer 1986-1988
Medicare liaison 1990 – present
COA Nominating Committee
COA Keyperson
Vision USA volunteer
9 Health Fair volunteer
TPA legislation committee
LEADS recorder


Vision consultant to OEA
Vision screening consultant to metro area schools
LEADS club member
Business and Professional Women member (BPW)
Young Career Woman of the Year (BPW)
Golden Chamber of Commerce member
Octoberfest planning committee (Golden)
Guest lecturer to various groups on visual and Medicare topics
Member Colorado Optometric Association
Member American Optometric Association
Member Sports Vision Section of the American Optometric Association
Member College of Optometrists in Vision Development
Member Optometric Extension Program
Member American Academy of Optometry
1998-1999 Who’s Who in Executives and Businesses
COA Medicare liaison 1990-present
Colorado Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee member 1992-present
COA Keyperson
COA Nominating Committee
Vision USA participant
Secretary – Treasurer of Colorado Optometric Association 1986-1988
Past “Save Your Vision Week” Chair
TPA Task Force Committee
TPA Legislation Committee PEP Committee Chair
PEP Committee Chair
Vision Colorado annual participant
Literacy screening committee member and volunteer
OEA vision consultant
LEADS Club Recorder 1992
LEADS Club member
Channel 9 Health Fair volunteer
Entertainment chair (2 years) Golden Octoberfest
Business and Professional Women Committee Chair
Golden Chamber of Commerce membership drive committee
Preschool and grade school vision screenings, volunteer and consultant (Denver, Lakewood, Golden, Englewood, and Aurora)
Participant in (gratis) vision care for needy families in the Cherry Creek school district
Participant in (gratis) vision care for Cenikor patients
Past member Business and Professional Women
Chosen Young Career Woman of the year, Golden Business and Professional Women
Miss Buffalo Bill, Golden Chamber of Commerce
Lecturer to woman’s groups, parenting groups and business groups on vision, the visual system and developing the visual system
Lecturer for Medicare to Optometrists and Paraoptometrics


Adjunct Professor, University of Houston College of Optometry
Adjunct Professor, Salus University, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Adjunct Professor, Pacific University

Lynn Fishman Hellerstein, O.D., FCOVD, FAAO
Tricia Brenner, O.D.
Sara Grell, O.D.
Amy Elsila, O.D.