Mathew Walker, OD

Alexandria, MN

Dr. Walker is a board-certified optometrist who specializes in the management of cataract, glaucoma, and oculoplastic surgery. Read More


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Meet Dr. Walker

Dr. Walker is a board-certified optometrist who joined the Vance Thompson Vision team in 2018 to work with Dr. Deborah Ristvedt in Alexandria, MN. He specializes in the management of cataract, glaucoma, and oculoplastic surgery.

Prior to that, he cared for patients at a comprehensive ophthalmology practice in Florida. While there, Dr. Walker coordinated vision screenings for hundreds of students as part of an annual back to school event designed to meet the needs of local families with limited access to eye care. Dr. Walker was also an annual presenter for an area medical organization, giving updates on the latest advancements in diabetic eye care.


  • North Dakota State University
  • Illinois College of Optometry

Personal & Hobbies

Mathew and his wife are the proud parents of two boys. He and his family enjoy spending time in Alexandria’s great outdoors by boating, walleye fishing, hiking, and snowboarding. He also enjoys cheering for NDSU, his alma mater, in football (Go Bison!).

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Prioritizing Research

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

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Mathew Walker, OD Reviews

March 28, 2024

Dr. Walker is very knowledgeable of his job and answers your questions in a way you understand. Very nice guy

March 27, 2024

I am always treated with the utmost respect. Dr Walker takes the time to explain what I don't understand and ensures ask my questions are answered before he leaves me. The entire staff are simply wonderful and I truly enjoy my appointments.

February 29, 2024

Everyone in the clinic was very friendly and Dr. Walker was very thorough. I was very comfortable in the office and really glad I chose Vance Thompson! Tony Schap

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