Jenna Nieman, O.D.

Johnson City, Bristol, TN, Kingsport, TN

My dad, Chris, owns a branch of Senior Helpers in Northern Ky and my mom, Cindy, works in the dialysis unit at St Elizabeth Medical Center. I have an older brother, Christopher, and an older sister, Caryn. Both of my siblings are lawyers. My brother and his wife, Monica, had a little girl named Evelyn who is extremely cute.


Dr. Nieman went to the University of Louisville for undergrad and received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Biology. She then went to the Indiana University for Optometry school; receiving her Doctorate in 2016.

Work History:

Dr. Nieman joined Dr. Carlson and Associates in 2016. Previously, she worked as a technician for 2 years in undergrad at Vision First in Louisville, Ky. My externships included the Lexington VA and Bennett and Bloom Eye Care in Louisville.


Dr. Nieman is Member of the American Optometric Association, Northeast Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians, and the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians.


Dr. Nieman’s hobbies include; reading, playing soccer, hiking, skiing, playing with my puppy (aka 3 yr old beagle).