Dr. Suzette Place was born and raised in Florida. She attended Florida State University and graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Dr. Place then earned her Doctorate of Optometry with clinical honors from Nova Southeastern College of Optometry in 2002. During her four years at Nova, she was a member of SVOSH, where she volunteered and participated in vision screening trips to Central America. She completed her externship in ocular disease at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida. Dr. Place has been practicing in Littleton since 2003 and joined Mountain Vista Eye Care and Dry Eye Center in 2015.
Dr. Place is a member of Colorado Optometric Association, American Optometric Association, and Denver Metro Optometric Association.
In her free time, Dr. Place enjoys mountain biking, skiing, and traveling with her husband, John. They have two young children and a dog, who makes sure that they are actively exploring Colorado's trails.