Dr. Brawley was born in St. Louis, Missouri and, after being raised briefly in Farmington, Missouri, he and his family returned to St. Louis. He attended Lindbergh High School and continued his education at the University of Missouri - St. Louis, where he was awarded a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry in 1996. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree in May 2001 from the University of Missouri - St. Louis School of Optometry. He began practice with us at Vision Care Consultants upon graduation.
Dr. Brawley’s wife, Kelly, is a graduate of St. Louis University with a degree in psychology. She completed her Master’s studies in clinical child psychology. They have three daughters, McKenna, Rylee and DeLaney.Dr. Brawley is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) an active member of the American Optometric Association (AOA), the Missouri Optometric Association (MOA), and the St. Louis Optometric Society (SLOS). He is past president of SLOS and currently serves as an advisor to the Executive Council. He is a member of the Contact Lens and Cornea section of the AOA as well as the Sports Vision Section. He is also a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Fraternity. He was the recipient of the Paragon Vision Science Clinical Excellence Award in 2001. He is an Adjunct Clinical Faculty member of the Washington University School of Medicine - Department of Ophthalmology.
Along with our other doctors, Dr. Brawley has provided eyecare for the St. Louis Rams and continues to provide eyecare for the St. Louis Blues.