Our Doctors

Dr. David Prange

drprangeEducation

  • College of Optometry at the University of Missouri–St. Louis
    Doctor of Optometry

    • Deans List with Honors
    • Alcon Contact Lens Award
    • Essilor Optics Award
    • SOLA Scholar Award (Top Ophthalmic Optics student)
    • Army’s Health Professional Scholarship
    • Jackson Memorial Scholarship (Top Ten Missouri residents)
    • Externships in ocular disease , pediatrics and contact lenses
    • Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI
    • Southwest Medical Center, St. Louis, MO
    • University Eye Center, St. Louis, MO
    • Ft. Leonard Wood Community Hospital, MO
  • Missouri State University, Springfield, MO
    Bachelor of Science in Biology

    • Freshman Regent’s Scholarship
    • Upper-class Regent’s Scholarship
    • Golden Key Honor Society
    • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • Lutheran High School North, St. Louis, MO

Military Service

  • Captain, U.S. Army Reserve, 2002-2009
  • Assistant Chief of Optometry, Ireland Army Hospital, Ft. Knox, KY, 1999-2002
    • Provided eye care for 120,000 beneficiaries at high volume hospital based optometry clinic
    • Emergency room coverage, with radiological, laboratory and pharmaceutical privileges
    • Served as adjunct faculty at Indiana University-College of Optometry while supervising and mentoring 2-4 externs per semester
  • Captain, U.S. Army Medical Department, 1999-2002
  • U.S. Army Medical Department Officer Course, Ft. Sam Houston, TX, 1999
    • Awarded to Commandant’s List
  • Lieutenant, U.S. Army Reserve, 1997-99

Professional organizations

  • Beta Sigma Kappa
  • American Optometric Association
  • Missouri Optometric Association (past committee member for Clinical/Educational Affairs)
  • St. Louis Optometric Society

Dr. Prange and his wife Becky live in Wildwood with their three children. They are a great source of pride and pleasure for him. He enjoys being involved with their children’s activities and hobbies in his spare time.