After Graduation from the Illinois College of Optometry Dr. Drees went on to receive advanced training by completing his Family Practice Residency at Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry and WW Hastings Cherokee Indian Hospital in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. His time during his residency gave him the experience to diagnose and treat advanced ocular disease, perform minor surgical techniques, fit advanced/post surgical contact lenses, as well as provide routine annual eye health exams.
Dr. Drees is board certified by the American Board of Optometry. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Oklahoma Optometric Association, the Texas Optometric Association, and past President of the Central Texas Optometric Society. He is past Chairman of the Board for the Westlake Chamber of Commerce as well as President of the Kansas State Austin Alumni Catbackers. He enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife Dr. Amy Stevens-Drees, daughter Bellamy, and Cairn Terrier, Beatrice. Hobbies include snow skiing, hunting, and “anything on the water!”