Daniel Terveen, MD

Sioux Falls, SD

Dr. Terveen is a board-certified ophthalmologist who is committed to providing the best possible outcomes for his patients. He is constantly challenging the status quo which has led to several prestigious awards in research and patient care. Read More


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Meet Dr. Terveen

Dr. Daniel Terveen is a fellowship-trained eye surgeon who specializes in refractive cataract surgery, advanced corneal disease treatments, glaucoma care, and laser vision correction. Throughout his academic and professional career, Dr. Terveen has established a reputation of excellence that he carries into every interaction with patients.

Interests & Added Expertise

Dr. Terveen has always been drawn to solving complex problems, which is how he has gained particular skill in caring for patients with the most challenging cornea, glaucoma, and cataract troubles.

He is also a dedicated advocate for improvements in care for all patients. While completing his ophthalmology training at the University of Iowa, he won the Lisa and Amir Arbisser Top Resident Award and worked to enhance the quality of eye surgery at the Iowa City Veterans Administration Hospital.


  • University of Sioux Falls
  • University of South Dakota Medical School
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Ophthalmology Residency
  • Vance Thompson Vision Cornea Fellowship

Personal & Hobbies

Daniel and his wife Marnie, also a doctor, have three vibrant and energetic daughters. Daniel enjoys cooking, reading, tennis, and spending time with his family and friends.

Prioritizing Research

Dr. Terveen is passionate about improving patient care. During residency he initiated and led implementation of the Immediate Sequential Bilateral Cataract Surgery Program at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Iowa City, IA. This effort and others earned him the prestigious P.J. Leinfelder Award for Excellence in Research. He has carried this passion and expertise into his practice at Vance Thompson Vision. He serves as a principal investigator for FDA-monitored clinical trials and has published and presented numerous research projects and book chapters about topics including complicated cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, and efficiency in clinic processes.

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