Dr. Geist is a comprehensive optometrist who specializes in routine and problem-focused eye examinations, pediatric eye care, urgent eye care, and pre- and post-operative examinations.
Dr. Geist was raised in western Nebraska. She received her bachelor of arts degree from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and her doctor of optometry degree from Pacific University in Portland, Oregon. While at Pacific University, Dr. Geist completed an externship at the Portland VA Medical Center and was active in contact lens research. Dr. Geist worked in a rural-based vision care practice in South Dakota immediately after her graduation in 1996 and joined Midwest Eye Care in 1997.
Dr. Geist is licensed for the practice of optometry by the state examining boards of Nebraska and Iowa. She is a member of both the Nebraska Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. She is a past president for the Nebraska Optometric Association. She provides volunteer services for the Nebraska Optometric Association “See to Learn” program and the Hope Medical Outreach Coalition.
Dr. Geist received the “Young Optometrist of the Year” award from the Nebraska Optometrist Association in 2001; the same group bestowed the “Optometrist of the Year Award” on Dr. Geist in 2005.
Teri K. Geist, O.D.
4353 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68131
College: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Bachelor of Arts, May 1991
Optometry school: Pacific University College of Optometry, Doctor of Optometry, May 1996.
September 1997 – Present
Shareholder optometrist, Midwest Eye Care, P.C.
August 1996 – September 1997
Optometrist, Vision Care Associates
Redfield and Gettysburg, South Dakota
August 1997 – November 1998
Portland Veteran’s Administration Medical Center
May 1995 – August 1995
Portland Family Vision Center
August 1994 – December 1994
Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Clinic
March 1994 – January 1995
Pacific University Contact Lens Research Department
Nebraska Optometric Association
American Optometric Association