Justin Schweitzer, OD

Sioux Falls, SD

Dr. Schweitzer is a Fellowship-trained optometrist with just the right competitive nature to make him a true champion for his patients, their care, and finding better ways to meet the needs of those he treats. Read More


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Meet Dr. Schweitzer

An adjunct clinical professor at The Illinois College of Optometry and Kentucky College of Optometry, Dr. Schweitzer is a national leader in glaucoma, anterior segment surgery, and anterior segment pathology who lectures to his colleagues nationwide. Dr. Schweitzer is a member of several industry organizations, has held many leadership positions within them, is the current president of the South Dakota Optometric Society, and is involved in community eye care initiatives. He currently serves as a chief medical editor for Modern Optometry and is the Optometric Externship Director for the Illinois College of Optometry at Vance Thompson Vision.


  • University of Jamestown, Jamestown, ND
  • Pacific University College of Optometry
  • Vance Thompson Vision Fellowship

Personal & Hobbies

Justin looks forward to time with his wife, Nissa, and their two children. Some of his favorite pastimes are camping, spending time at the lake, running, biking, and swimming. A Minnesota Vikings fan, Justin loves following his team throughout their NFL football seasons and counts down to their season opener regardless what time of year it is.

Prioritizing Research

Dr. Schweitzer has contributed multiple book chapters, articles, and case studies to scientific journals and actively conducts research on minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, biomechanical properties of the cornea as it relates to glaucoma, cataract surgery care, and anterior segment pathology.

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Dr. Schweitzer is a member of Dr. Berdahl’s team. To schedule a consultation with the Berdahl team, simply call the number below or click Contact Us, and we’ll be in touch shortly. We are honored by the opportunity to serve you.

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