Dr. Neukirch completed training in the areas of Contact Lens, Pediatric Optometry, Ocular Disease, Low Vision Rehabilitation, and is practices the developing field of Medical Optometry. This includes diagnosis and treatment of Dry Eye, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, and Strabismus (or Lazy Eye); to name a few common conditions. He is an active member of Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH). Dr. Neukirch is especially passionate about working with children, and performs comprehensive vision and eye health exams on children at 6 months of age through the Public Health program InfantSEE. Patient care and comprehension are of the utmost importance to Dr. Neukirch, so be sure to ask him all of your vision care questions. He also makes himself available online for your vision and ocular health questions so please ask about or visit our website and Facebook page.
Dr. Neukirch received his Doctorate of Optometry from Indiana University in 2008. Dr. Neukirch completed training in the areas of Specialty Contact Lens, Pediatric Optometry, Ocular Disease, Orthokeratology, and Myopia Control. Dr. Neukirch serves as the President of the North Chicago Society of the Illinois Optometric Association. He also serves as the Chicago Member Director for the Independent Doctors of Optometric Care (IDOC). He is an active member of Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH). He has been published in a number of optometric journals and serves on the advisory board of a major contact lens company. In 2014, he was awarded the Vision Monday Optometric Business Innovator award.
Dr. Neukirch lives with his wife Susan, a General Surgery Resident, and their two dogs Lincoln and Bowser in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood. He is a former professional musician and enjoys photography and playing drums and percussion with friends.