DANELLI OCULAR CREATIONS LLC TEAM

Innovative, Talented, Driven

Danelli Ocular Creations LLC is built from talented individuals with the creativity and passion to not only meet, but exceed our clients’ needs. These qualities are what propel our company forward. Each member brings something unique to the table, but we share a commitment to providing high-quality products. Learn more about our team below.

Dr. Kevin Danahey

KEVIN A. DANAHEY, O.D.

Medical Device Director

Co-Founder

Dr. Danahey is the co-founder of Danelli Ocular Creations. He is also the Medical Director and co owner of Michiana Eye Center. He has been in practice for thirty years and has extensive knowledge and experience in treating Dry Eye Disease. In 2015, he established the first dedicated Regional Ocular Surface Disease Clinic in Northern Indiana bringing the latest cutting edge diagnostics and advanced treatments to his patients. In 2017, he developed an annual Ocular Surface Disease program at The University of Notre Dame titled Earn a Degree in OSD. He is passionate about nutrition, wellness, and lifestyle and their role in the prevention and management of disease. Through his experience in his Dry Eye clinic, he is committed to developing innovative and unique ways of addressing this epidemic by addressing root cause disease. Dr. Danahey is a 1991 graduate of the Illinois College of Optometry. In 2019, he was awarded the Alumnus of the Year. In 2021, he was selected to serve on the Board of Trustees for the Illinois College of Optometry.

Dr. Kevin Baxter

KEVIN R. BAXTER, D.O.

Medical Device Advisor

Member

Dr. Kevin Baxter is a board certified ophthalmologist that specializes in refractive cataract surgery and general ophthalmology, helping treat and evaluate many eye diseases. He
completed medical school at Ohio University where he graduated with Sigma Sigma Phi
honors. He completed his residency through Michigan State University and the Ascension
Michigan Health system. Throughout his career, Dr. Baxter has authored numerous manuscripts and given various presentations related to the field of ophthalmology. Furthermore, he is currently the only surgeon in northern Indiana performing conjunctivochalasis surgery- to help treat mechanical dry eye- which was developed by Neel Desai, MD. Dr. Baxter continues
to be at the forefront of his field, using the most advanced technologies available for diagnosis
and treatment. Dr. Baxter is currently serving as the Chair of Ophthalmology at Saint Joseph Health System in northern Indiana.

Bryan Minelli

BRYAN MINELLI

CEO

Co-Founder

Bryan Minelli is the co-founder of Danelli Ocular Creations. He graduated from Purdue University as an Aerospace Engineer and has accrued multiple years of experience in the field. His passion for engineering and ocular diseases brought him close to the other founders - thus establishing Danelli Ocular Creations.

Marco Minelli

MARCO MINELLI

President of Sales

Co-Founder

Marco Minelli is the Dry Eye Clinical Director at Michiana Eye Center working with patients in treating and managing Dry Eye Disease. He has a passion for helping people and with the other founders is working to develop treatments to overcome ocular surface diseases.