Dr. Chandni Merchant

dr-merchant Dr. Chandni Merchant is a Colorado native, growing up in the Denver metropolitan area. She completed her undergraduate studies in integrative physiology and neuroscience at the University of Colorado, graduating with honors. Her education continued in Philadelphia, PA, where she completed her doctorate at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, graduating with cum laude honors.

​Dr. Merchant has completed rotations in both private practice and hospital settings, specializing in ocular disease and post-operative care. She is an avid hiker, traveler, and Denver Broncos fan!



  • Pennsylvania College of Optometry – Philadelphia, PA
    • Doctor of Optometry, graduated with cum laude honors


  • University of Colorado Boulder
    • Bachelor of Science Integrative Physiology
    • Bachelor of Science Psychology, minor Neuroscience

Professional Affiliations

  • Colorado Optometric Association
  • American Optometric Association
  • American Academy of Optometry

Honors & Awards

  • Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society
  • University of Colorado Dean’s List
  • University of Colorado Leadership, Excellence, Achievement, & Diversity Honors Scholar
  • Presidents Leadership Class Scholar at the University of Colorado