Dr. Shelby Gross

Dr. Shelby Gross is a therapeutic optometrist and a partner at Heights Vision Specialists in Houston, TX. With a passion for eye care and a strong academic background, Dr. Gross is committed to providing exceptional vision care and promoting ocular health.

Dr. Gross graduated magna cum laude from Tulane University with a bachelor's degree in Neuroscience, where she developed a deep appreciation for the brain and the eye. This led her to pursue a Doctorate of Optometry at the University of Houston, graduating cum laude.

Throughout her education, Dr. Gross actively sought diverse experiences to expand her optometry expertise. She completed externships focusing on family eye care and ocular disease, honing her skills in diagnosing and managing a wide range of eye conditions. Furthering her commitment to excellence, Dr. Gross pursued an additional year of intensive training at the VA Medical Center in Portland, Oregon, as part of a residency program. This experience deepened her understanding of the interplay between systemic diseases and ocular health, enabling her to provide comprehensive care to patients with various medical conditions.

Since 2017, Dr. Gross has served as an associate optometrist in the Houston area, building strong relationships with her patients through compassionate care and personalized attention. In 2023, she proudly helped to established Heights Vision Specialists, where she aims to deliver top-quality vision and medical eye care to individuals and families. 

Dr. Gross believes in patient education and empowering individuals to make informed decisions about their eye health. She stays at the forefront of advancements in optometric medicine, ensuring her patients benefit from the latest treatments and techniques. With her genuine passion for optometry and dedication to excellence, Dr. Shelby Gross welcomes patients to Heights Vision Specialists, where they can expect exceptional care delivered with integrity, empathy, and a personalized approach.

Outside of the office, you can find her spending time with her husband, Brady, and their daughter, Maxine, at their home in the First Ward. They're likely riding their bikes along the bayous, looking for new cuisine to try, or playing with their beloved cat, Charlie.