Dr. Maqbool Ahmad

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Maqbool Ahmad, M.D.   Dr. Ahmad graduated from King Edward Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan, in 1968.  He completed his Ophthalmology Residency at Mayo Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan, his Internship at Deaconess Hospital, St. Louis, MO, Ocular Pathology Residency at Homer G. Phillips Hospital, St. Louis, MO, Retina Fellowship, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO, and his...  Read More

Dr. Faisel Ahmad

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Faisel Ahmad, M.D.   Dr. Faisel Ahmad is a fully licensed ophthalmologist in Illinois and Missouri who practices ophthalmology and specializes in cataract surgery and medical retinal treatments.  Dr. “Faisel” is a native southern Illinoisan having grown up in southern Illinois and graduating from Carbondale High School.  He completed is undergraduate education at Northwestern University...  Read More

Dr. Omar Ahmad

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Omar Ahmad, M.D.   Dr. Omar Ahmad was born and raised in Southern Illinois.  After graduating from Carbondale Community High School as class valedictorian, he attended The University of Chicago for his undergraduate studies.  Dr. Omar graduated as a Student Marshall, an award given to the top twenty graduates in his class.  He then studied...  Read More

Dr. Bette Anderson

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Bette L, Anderson, M.D. Bette L. Anderson, MD is a practicing Ophthalmologist with Marion Eye Centers. Dr. Anderson graduated from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in 1983 and has been in practice for 35 years. She completed a residency at University of Michigan Health System. She has two children, Corby and Rachel.

Dr. George Ortiz

Friday, February 8th, 2019

George Ortiz, M.D.   Dr. George Ortiz graduated from the University of Puerto Rico at San Juan, May 1984 and received a Doctorate Degree in Medicine, June 1984.  Dr. Ortiz completed his Internship at Tulane University Affiliated Hospitals, June 1985, and completed his Residency at Tulane University School of Medicine, June 1988.  Dr. Ortiz joined...  Read More

Dr. Ukeme Umana

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Ukeme Umana, M.D., F.A.C.S   Dr. Umana graduated from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, IL, in 1985.  He completed his eye specialty training at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.  Dr. Umana is board certified with the American Board of Ophthalmology and the National Board of Medical Examiners.  Dr. Umana belongs to local, national,...  Read More

Dr. Robert Kippenbrock

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Robert Kippenbrock, O.D.  Dr. Robert Kippenbrock graduated from Indiana University School of Optometry, Bloomington, IN, May 1990.  He received a Bachelor of Science in Optometry and a Doctorate of Optometry from Indiana University.  Dr. Kippenbrock was a staff doctor at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami prior to joining the staff of...  Read More

Dr, Ashley Aylesworth

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Dr. Ashley Aylesworth earned her bachelor’s degree in Medical Sciences at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, IL. She also earned a bachelor’s degree in Vision Sciences and a doctorate in Optometry at Nova Southeastern University School of Optometry in South East Florida. During her Optometry schooling Dr. Aylesworth trained at the William Jennings Bryan Dorn...  Read More

Dr. Michael Billings

Friday, February 8th, 2019

MICHAEL BILLINGS, O.D.   Dr. Billings obtained his optometric training from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, School of Optometry.  Prior to graduating, Dr. Billings took part in many research projects for the University, as well as designing and teaching corneal physiology curriculum to underclassmen.  He completed his optometric training in 1987, graduating first in his...  Read More

Dr. Dirk Bochner

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Dirk Bochner, OD Dr. Dirk Bochner graduated from Indiana University School of Optometry, Bloomington, IN, in May 2003.  He received both a B.S. in Optometry and a B.S. in Education from Indiana University.  He is a member of the American Optometric Association.

Dr. Bryan Bowen

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Bryan R. Bowen, O.D., F.A.A.O. Dr. Bowen received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry in May 2001 with cum laude honors. Prior to optometry school, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry in 1994 at the University of Missouri- Columbia. Dr. Bowen had completed his...  Read More

Dr. Micah Brasel

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Micah Brasel, O.D.  She has been with Marion Eye Center since 2010. She received her bachelor degree in biological medicine and a minor in Chemistry from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville May 2006.  In May 2010 she received my Doctor of Optometry degree from Indiana University.  In 2009 and 2010 she did clinical rotations at the...  Read More

Dr. Dolly Campbell

Friday, February 8th, 2019

DOLLY CAMPBELL, O.D.  Dr. Dolly Campbell attended Southwest Missouri State University for her undergraduate education.  She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry in 2001.  Dr. Campbell completed her optometric training at the University of Missouri – St. Louis, College of Optometry, receiving her Doctor of Optometry degree, May...  Read More

Dr. Taylor Chesnut

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Taylor Chesnut, O.D. Dr. Taylor Chesnut was born in Des Moines, Iowa.  She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry at Iowa State University in Ames, IA, receiving Magna Cum Laude honors.  She earned her doctorate from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN, again receiving Cum Laude honors.  During her optometry schooling, Dr. Chesnut...  Read More

Dr. William Fix

Friday, February 8th, 2019

William D. Fix, O.D.  Dr. Fix graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry, Chicago, IL, in 1981, with a Doctor of Optometry degree.  Specialized areas included contact lenses and low vision.  He completed his clinical externship program at the West Side VA Hospital in Chicago, IL.  This program specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of...  Read More

Dr. Erin Hocking

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Erin Hocking, O.D.  Dr. Erin Hocking, a native of Mount Carmel, IL, completed her undergraduate degree at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and earned her doctorate from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN, where she graduated with magna cum laude honors. Dr. Hocking currently practices in the Carlyle, Centralia, Mount Vernon, and Salem, IL,...  Read More

Dr. Jacob Heath

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Jacob Heath, O.D. Jacob Heath grew up in Herrin, Illinois, graduating from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale with a Bachelor's of Science in Biological Sciences in 2005 and from Indiana University as a Doctor of Optometry in 2016.  He currently lives in Dexter, Missouri with his wife and has worked at the Dexter, Sikeston, and Charleston Marion...  Read More

Dr. Brenda Hutchison

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Brenda Hutchison, O.D.   Dr. Brenda Hutchison received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology in May 1991 from Augustana College, Sioux  Falls, SD.  She graduated from the University of Missouri – St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, in May 1996.  In 1995 and 1996, Dr. Hutchison completed a clinical rotation accentuating primary eye care with a...  Read More

Dr. Christine Lochhead

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Christine Lochhead, O.D. Dr. Christine Lochhead has practiced in Southern Illinois for nearly 20 years.  Originally from Belleville, she attended Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics with a minor in music.  She completed her optometric education at the University of Missouri - St. Louis receiving her Doctorate...  Read More

Dr. Debra Hall

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Debbie Hall, O.D. Dr. Debbie Hall attended Eastern Illinois University for her undergraduate education, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Zoology, 1997-2001.  She completed her optometric training at Southern College of Optometry, Memphis, Tennessee, where she earned a Doctor of Optometry degree, May 2005.  Dr. Hall is a member of the American Optometric...  Read More

Dr. Michael Kalaher

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Michael Kalaher, O.D.  Dr. Kalaher graduated from Southern Illinois University earning a bachelor’s degree in 1984.  He then attended Indiana University School of Optometry and graduated in 1989.  Dr. Kalaher has been practicing optometry in the Carbondale area since 1989.  He has extensive experience in primary care optometry, especially in contact lens fitting.  He particularly...  Read More

Dr. Megan Moore

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Megan Moore, O.D.  Dr. Moore graduated from Salem, IL, High School in 1996. She graduated on the Dean’s List from the University of Southern Mississippi with Bachelor of Biological Science and Minor in Chemistry.  Dr. Moore is a founding member of the Pre-Optometry Club at USM, Golden Key member, and Gamma Beta Phi.  While attending...  Read More

Dr. Maureen Raddatz

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Maureen Raddatz, O.D.  Dr. Maureen (Mollie) Raddatz is a graduate of the Illinois College of Optometry, May 2003.  She completed undergraduate work at Morningside College in Sioux City, IA, and has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Business Administration, 1994.  Her professional and clinical experience are Primary Care Optometry, Pediatric Optometry, Low Vision Optometry,...  Read More

Dr. Amy Ritzheimer

Friday, February 8th, 2019

    Amy Ritzheimer, O.D. Dr. Amy Ritzheimer completed her doctorate degree at The University of Missouri - St. Louis College of Optometry in 2013. She studied biology at Saint Louis University, where she graduated in 2009 with a bachelor's degree. Dr. Ritzheimer is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Illinois Optometric...  Read More

Dr. Rachel Shewmake

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Rachel Shewmake, O.D.  Dr. Shewmake graduated in 1987 from SIUE with a bachelor of science, majoring in pre-med and minoring in chemistry.  She participated in research on Gyrate Atrophy.  Dr. Shewmake then attended UMSL School of Optometry, graduating in 1991 with her Doctor of Optometry.  She completed rotations in various low income clinics, as well...  Read More

Dr. Geoffrey Sneddon

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Dr. Geoffrey Sneddon Dr. Sneddon attended Eastern Illinois University and received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1997.  He then graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry, earning a Doctor of Optometry degree in 2002.  His clinical experience includes primary care, contact lens fitting, and ocular disease treatment and management.  Prior to joining Marion Eye...  Read More

Dr. Shelia Sneddon

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Sheila Sneddon, O.D. Dr. Sheila Sneddon is a 1999 graduate from North Dakota State University where she majored in microbiology and minored in chemistry.  Following her undergraduate studies, she attended the Illinois College of Optometry where she earned her Doctor of Optometry degree in 2003.  Following her graduation she assisted patients for four years at...  Read More

Dr. Paul Steiner

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Paul Steiner, O.D. After graduating from Highland High School, Paul attended Arizona State University.  In 1979 he graduated from Illinois College of Optometry and worked in southern California for 2 years. He has been in private practice in Greenville for 38 years before joining Marion Eye Center in 2018.  Paul enjoys hunting, fishing and timber...  Read More

Dr. Keith Tyhurst

Friday, February 8th, 2019

KEITH TYHURST, O.D.  Dr. Keith Tyhurst is a 2006 graduate of the University of Missouri St. Louis College of Optometry.  As a student, he completed clinical externships at Washington University, the Marion Illinois Veteran’s Affairs Hospital, and various low income clinics.  Dr. Tyhurst then completed a Primary Care Optometry Residency at the Harry S Truman...  Read More

Dr. Eric Weinbauer

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Eric Weinbauer, O.D. Dr. Eric Weinbauer graduated from the University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry in May 2004.  Prior to optometry school, he graduated from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri, with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in May 2000.  In 2005, Dr. Weinbauer completed a residency at the Kansas City Veterans Affairs...  Read More

Dr. Beth Westell

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Beth Westell, O.D.  Dr. Beth Westell attended Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, 1987-1990.  She graduated from the Indiana University School of Optometry, Bloomington, IN, receiving a Doctor of Optometry degree, May 1994.  Dr. Westell also has a Bachelor of Science in Optometry from the Indiana University School of Optometry, May 1992.  She is a member...  Read More

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