A lifelong resident of Central Illinois, Dr. Norell received his Bachelor of Arts from Illinois Wesleyan University in Biology. He earned his Doctor of Optometry from Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago and completed internships at the Illinois Eye Institute and Sydney-Hillman Health Center.
Dr. Norell is a member of the Illinois Optometric Association, the American Optometric Association (including the Cornea and Contact Lens Section) and the Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry. His areas of interest include specialty contact lenses and ocular disease management.
According to Dr. Norell, the best part of his job is the reward of helping people have the best vision possible.
Dr. Norell resides in Normal with his family. He enjoys watching his two children in their activities, golfing and SCUBA diving.