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Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Our receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs.

Dr. Kristin Gurholt

Optometric Physician

Kristin Gurholt, O.D. joined our practice from Boulder, Colorado. Dr. Gurholt will be providing vision care along with Dr.Walker at the Eye Center of Brookings. Dr. Gurholt has over 20 years of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular conditions. She previously owned and managed Boulder Vision Center until selling it in 2016. Dr. Gurholt then became a preferred practitioner for Veterans Affairs disability examinations until moving to Brookings in March 2019. She enjoys listening to patients and coming up with solutions, but takes a preventive approach to eye care as well.

Undergradate Education: Bismarck State College and University of North Dakota

Graduate Education: Pacific University College of Optometry, Oregon

Hobbies: Loves the outdoors, hiking, cooking, and sewing.



Kalina is our Technician and Optician at the Eye Center of Brookings.



Colee is our Technician for the Eye Center of Brookings.




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