INTRODUCING DR. RHODES AND HIS TEAM
Donald B. Rhodes, O.D.
Dr. Rhodes began practicing optometry after attending the University of California for his undergrad and optometric education. He grew up in Anderson where his parents taught school. In high school he was student body president and league MVP in basketball. He still holds the high scoring record of 49 points in a single game for Anderson High School. Sports and youth have been a significant part of his life. He has been on the Palo Cedro youth baseball and soccer boards and has coached many youth sports. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, California Optometric Association, a past president of the Golden Empire Optometric Association, and has been a board member of Prevent Blindness of Northern California. He was also the president of the Redding Breakfast Lions Club.
Dr. Rhodes and his wife Lorna have 6 children: David, Daniel, Mary, Sarah, Mark, and Elizabeth. They also have 6 Grandchildren: Juniper, Ramona, Arlo. Desmond, Josephine and Graham. He and his wife have lived in Palo Cedro for over 50 years where they have had the following animals: horses, cows, pigs, sheep, goats, chickens, pheasants, peacocks, cats, dogs, fish, snakes, lizards, a chameleon, an iguana, rats, guinea pigs, a scorpian, a turtle, hamsters and rabbits.
Dr. Rhodes enjoys spending time with family, golfing and working in his garden.