Dr. Chad Dockter

Dr. Chad DockterDr. Chad Dockter attended the University of Minnesota from 1985-1989 to study  Biology. He then attended Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago in 1989 and  graduated in 1993. At Illinois College of Optometry he completed an externship at Low  Vision Resources in Minneapolis. He and his wife moved back home to the Twin Cities  and have resided in in the Chaska/Carver area along with their two girls Avery and  Shayne.

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Dr. Amy Freed

Dr. Amy FreedDr. Amy Freed received her Bachelor of Science degree in 1992 from the University of South Dakota with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry. Dr. Freed also received her Bachelor of Science in Visual Science in 1994 while at Illinois College of Optometry. In 1997 she graduated with honors from the Illinois College of Optometry and earned her Doctor of Optometry. Dr. Freed started practicing in Madison, Wisconsin then moved to Minnesota in 1998, where she continues to practice.

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Dr. Chris Freed

Dr. Chris FreedDr. Chris Freed graduated from Michigan State University in 1993 with a major in biology and a minor in ecology. Dr. Freed graduated from Illinois College of Optometry in 1997. Originally practicing in Madison, WI with his wife Amy, Dr Freed moved to Minnesota in 1998.

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Dr. Patty Jilek

Dr. Patty JilekDr. Patty Jilek graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology.  She then attended the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, graduating in 1998.  Dr. Jilek practiced optometry in Chicago and then moved back to her home state of Minnesota to continue working in her field.

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Dr. Robert Swanson

 Dr. Robert SwansonDr. Robert Swanson received his optometry degree from the California University School of Optometry at Berkley.  Dr. Swanson immediately moved back to Minnesota  after optometry school and opened his own practice in Waconia where he continued to care for patients for 40 years until his partial retirement in 2007.

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Dr. Scott Glaser

Dr. Scott Glaser attended Minnesota State University Mankato on a football scholarship and received a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry. During his graduate school days he married his wife, Tanja, who was in the Dental Hygiene program at MSU.

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Dr. Heidi Skonseng

Dr. Heidi Skonseng is originally from Huron, SD. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from South Dakota State University. From there she went on to attend the University of Houston College of Optometry where she received her Bachelor of Optometry.

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Dr. Jeffrey Fischer

  • Undergraduate: Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, SD)
  • Medical school: University of South Dakota School of Medicine
  • Internship: USD Transitional Year Residency Program 1992-93

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