Kelly Sieps, OD

South Sioux City, NE

Dr. Sieps is an optometrist who serves a variety of patients. Her humble manner and desire to help others shines through her work and quickly puts everyone she meets at ease. Read More


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Meet Dr. Sieps

From a young age, Dr. Sieps has aspired to help and support others. While shadowing a local eye doctor, she discovered that optometry both fascinated her and fulfilled her need to serve others – from creating connections with patients to improving their quality of life.

Dr. Sieps received her undergraduate education in her hometown of Lincoln, NE. She graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with her degree in nutrition and health sciences. From there, she went on to graduate summa cum laude from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. While studying for her optometry credentials, Dr. Sieps earned several awards, including the Eschenbach Optik Low Vision Student Award and the Outstanding Clinician Award.

Most recently, Dr. Sieps trained as an ocular disease resident in Louisville, KY at Bennett and Bloom Eye Centers, where she also practiced full-scope medical optometry. Now, as Dr. Sieps continues her work at Vance Thompson Vision, she is eager to contribute to what she calls “an awesome, supportive community.”


  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
  • Southern College of Optometry, Memphis, TN
  • Ocular Disease Resident, Bennett and Bloom Eye Centers, Louisville, KY

Awards & Honors

  • 2021 Dr. Robert and Evelyn Henry Outstanding Clinician Award
  • 2021 Eschenbach Optik Low Vision Student Award
  • 2020 Student Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry
  • 2019 Beta Sigma Kappa Honors Society
  • 2018 The Southern College of Optometry Scholarship for Academic Excellence
  • 2017 The Southern College of Optometry Faculty and Staff Endowed Scholarship

Personal & Hobbies

When Kelly isn’t in the clinic, she’s spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys relaxing with a good book and keeping active.

Prioritizing Research

Dr. Sieps upholds the importance of research at Vance Thompson Vision by participating in numerous clinical trials.

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Dr. Sieps is a member of Dr. Morton’s team. To schedule a consultation with the Morton 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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