Meet the Team

Meet the Doctor

Dr. David Scholten is an Optometrist serving Kentwood, MI and surrounding communities.

Dr. Scholten is a lifelong Grand Rapids resident. He was educated in the Grand Rapids Christian School system before advancing to Calvin College in Grand Rapids. After four years of general science studies with emphasis towards optometry, he attended the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Scholten received a Bachelor of Science in Visual Sciences degree in 1974, and he graduated with his Doctor of Optometry degree in 1976.

Returning to Grand Rapids with his family, Dr. Scholten established his private practice office in 1976, and he continues to be blessed serving Southeast Grand Rapids and the surrounding area.

Dr. Scholten enjoys caring for the patients at David J. Scholten OD, P.C. and looks forward to the one-on-one interaction involved with solving eye health and vision problems.

Dr. Scholten and the entire staff at David J. Scholten OD, P.C. are 100 percent committed to providing first class eye care services.

Our Staff

Our staff at David J. Scholten OD, P.C. is well trained and focused on making your patient experience a personal one. All members of our staff attend continuing education classes throughout the year in areas of spectacle lenses, contact lenses and eyewear design.

The office culture at David J. Scholten OD, P.C. is one of excellence in patient care and personalized service. We believe and practice doing the right thing to make your experience a good one with long lasting happiness, eye health and optimal vision.

Jane- Optometric Technician
Jane has been with our office since September, 1984. She has an associate degree from Ferris State University as an optometric technician. She has been in the optical field for over 25 years. She assists patients in pre-testing before seeing the doctor and is responsible for dispensing, ordering, and adjusting glasses, as well as teaching contact lens insertion and removal.

Barb- Front Office
Barb has been with our office for approximately 18 years. She is responsible for answering the phones and greeting our patients as well as billing most insurances. She is usually the first person you may see when you come into the office.

Kimbra- Optometric Technician
Kimbra has been with our office since January, 2011. She has 15 years experience in the optical field. She's married and lives in the Grandville area and enjoys spending time with her family at her cottage up north. She also enjoys interior decorating and design and would be able to help you choose just the perfect frame.

Rikki- Optometric Technician
Rikki has been with our office since March of 2012. She has been in the optical field for 13 years. She enjoys helping patients to pick out the best frame and lenses to fit their lifestyle needs. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and her chihuahuas.