Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Welcomes New Faculty Member, Alexandra Beachnau, OD
Dr. Alexandra Beachnau has joined the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences as a clinical instructor of Ophthalmology. Dr. Beachnau will provide comprehensive eye care, as well as serve as a clinical instructor as part of our residency education. Her specialties include pediatric optometry and adult strabismus.
Originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan, Dr. Beachnau attended Michigan State University for her undergraduate degree. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2020. During her optometric training she was the first student extern at MCW. Dr. Beachnau enjoyed her time at MCW so much that she stayed on campus for her residency training. Dr. Beachnau graduated in 2021 as the first resident from the Children's Wisconsin & Medical College of Wisconsin pediatric optometry residency.