Jonathan Schell, MD

Areas of Expertise/Procedures

Dr. Schell specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of a wide range of eye conditions and performs many procedures including:

  • Dry Eye and Blepharitis
  • Eye Pain
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Corneal Ulcers
  • Ocular Surface Rehabilitation and Reconstruction
  • Treatment of Astigmatism
  • Laser Vision Correction (LASIK and PRK)
  • Cataract Surgery (including Laser Assisted Surgery and Advanced Technology Lenses)
  • Corneal Transplantation (including Partial Thickness Transplants)
  • Diabetic Exams
  • Glaucoma

Dr. Jonathan Schell is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist who is fellowship trained in Cornea and External disease as well as LASIK. He grew up locally in Washington, Missouri. After earning his Bachelor of Arts and Medical Doctorate from St. Louis University, he headed North for specialty training in Ophthalmology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Schell then completed his fellowship in Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive surgery at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Schell is the President of Eye Physicians of St. Louis Inc. and owner of STL Vision. In addition to providing comprehensive eye care, he specializes in advanced cataract surgery, full and partial corneal transplants, LASIK, dry eye, and ocular surface disorder treatments. He enjoys spending his free time traveling, golfing, fishing, and most of all being a dad!


  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
  • Medical: Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO


  • Internship: Saint Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO
  • Residency: Ophthalmology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • Fellowship: Corneal, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


  • Missouri State Medical License
  • Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology
  • CATALYS®, VICTUS, and STAR S4 IR® Excimer Laser certified


  • President of Eye Physicians of St. Louis Inc.
  • Owner of STL Vision

Professional Affiliations

  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Cornea Society
  • Missouri State Medical Association
  • Missouri Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (Board Member 2017-2020)
  • Saint Louis Ophthalmological Society


  • Eagle Scout
  • Summa cum laude, Saint Louis University
  • Golden Key National Honors Society
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society
  • Chief Resident, Medical College of Wisconsin

Academic Appointments

  • Volunteer Clinical Faculty, Dept. Ophthalmology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations

  • SSM Health St. Clare Hospital, Fenton, MO
  • St. Louis Eye Surgery and Laser Center, Des Peres, MO


6680 Chippewa
Suite 220
St. Louis, MO 63109
Phone: 314-351-0101
Fax: 314-351-4697

Opening hours:
Mon: 8:30am – 5pm
Tue: 8:30am – 6pm
Wed: 8:30am – 5pm
Thur: 8:30am – 5pm
Fri: 8:30am – 5pm
Closed weekends