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After graduating from Benedictine University with a degree in biochemistry, Geoffrey Goodfellow, O.D., pursued his doctorate in optometry at the Illinois College of Optometry (ICO). Upon completion of a residency in pediatrics/binocular vision, he joined the full-time faculty at ICO where he is an attending optometrist at the Illinois Eye Institute. Goodfellow has served as the site coordinator for the pediatric eye disease investigators group and as the chief of the pediatrics/binocular vision service. He is currently ICO's assistant dean for curriculum and assessment.
Goodfellow is a past president of the Illinois Optometric Association and currently serves as president of North Central States Optometric Council. He volunteers regularly at eye and vision care events sponsored by the Special Olympics, the Illinois School for the Visually Impaired, and philanthropic groups in Beecher, Illinois where he lives with his wife, Beth, and their four children.