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About Us

Joshua T. Ziebell, OD, FAAO


Dr. Ziebell was born and raised in northern Wisconsin (yes, he likes both cheese and the Packers). He attended the University of Minnesota Duluth and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Chemistry and Psychology (he coincidentally learned to surf on the shores of Lake Superior). After graduating college in 1998, Dr. Ziebell went south to Memphis, TN and attended the Southern College of Optometry to graduate with his doctorate in 2002. Post-graduation residency took him to Salisbury, NC where he worked at the W.G. Hefner VAMC.

Affiliations include the American Optometric Association, North Carolina State Optometric Society; he is a former member of the Armed Services and former Armed Forces Optometric Society member as well as the Piedmont Optometric Society where he once served as secretary-treasurer. Dr. Ziebell has worked in Mooresville since 2006 when he joined and has since purchased the office of Dr. Gary Roach.

Dr. Ziebell resides in Mooresville and enjoys anything outdoors, but you are likely to find him wakeboarding or mountain biking during the summer months and searching for the perfect winter storm to snow ski or snowboard during winter. He enjoys spending time with his family watching his oldest son on the soccer fields in addition to attempting to manage his twin younger boys. While not mentioned by name, Dr. Ziebell greatly appreciates his loving wife in keeping the family together and happy while also maintaining full-time employment at Novant Medical Center.

Julie Cole, OD


Dr. Cole was born and raised in Iowa. She attended Iowa State University where she graduated with honors receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 2003. After college she moved to Boston, Massachusetts where she received her Doctor of Optometry degree, graduating with honors from The New England College of Optometry in 2007. Following graduation from Optometry school, Dr. Cole completed her residency training in Primary Care and Ocular Disease at the White River Junction VA Hospital in White River Junction, Vermont in 2008.

Dr. Cole was hired to work at an attending doctor in Vermont at the White River Junction VAMC after her residency and then went to work at a private hospital outside of Boston before moving to North Carolina in 2011. Since 2011 she has been working in private practice and joined Mooresville Eye Care in 2018.

Dr. Cole lives in Mooresville with her husband, two young daughters and dog. When she’s not working, Dr. Cole enjoys spending time with family, traveling, hiking and reading.

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