Dr. Vanover graduated from William Jewell College in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry in 2000 and has been practicing optometry in the Springfield area since 2003.
Dr. Vanover is a volunteer at the Humane Society and participates in the Springfield Adopt-a-Street program. He loves to golf and watch football and is a big Kansas City Chiefs fan! In his spare time he enjoys kayaking, traveling, and any outdoor activities.