Dr. Mai was born and raised in Tampa, FL. She moved to Knoxville, TN with her fiancé, Jeff, and her two dogs, Mara and Teddy.
Dr. Mai is a graduate of the University of South Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences and minors in Biomedical Physics and Public Health. She then went on to earn her Doctorate in Optometry from the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico and complete a residency in primary care and ocular disease at the Mountain Home VA Medical Center in Johnson City, TN.
Dr. Mai joined Dr. Carlson and Associates in 2018. She also works at the Department of Veteran Affairs Eye Clinic in Knoxville, TN. Prior to graduation, she worked as an optometric technician at various offices in Tampa, FL.
Her favorite hobbies are traveling and exploring with her fiancé and dogs, trying lots of local food, and watching all the nerdy movies.