Dr. Schekirke is a primary care optometrist with over 11 years of experience. He performs comprehensive routine as well as problem-focused eye examinations including pediatric eye care and contact lens fitting.
Dr. Schekirke’s love of eye care started in high school while working for a local optician answering phones and making appointments. From there, his responsibilities grew to becoming an optician, lab technician and later, while attending college, an optometric technician. When asked why he chose to be an optometrist he replied, “I enjoy that eye care differs from many other healthcare fields in that we get the opportunity to spend more one-on-one time with patients. Eyesight is so critical in most everything we do. My goal is to allow our patients to utilize that gift. I strive to help my patients see as well as
possible for as long as possible”.
Dr. Schekirke attended the University of Nebraska-Omaha where he majored in Biology. He received his doctorate from Southern College of Optometry where he was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa, the Gold Key International Honor Society and class president.
When not working Dr. Schekirke enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, volunteering his time for school, and athletic activities. He is a die-hard Nebraska Cornhusker fan, avid golfer and enjoys utilizing his pilot’s license when he gets the chance.
Dr. Matthew Schekirke attended the University of Nebraska-Omaha before obtaining a Doctorate of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry. He has been in practice for over 11 years. Dr. Schekirke enjoys his work because every day brings a new set of challenges. “I enjoy that eye care differs from many other healthcare fields in that we spend more one-on-one time with patients and really get to know them over time.” Outside of work you can find Dr. Schekirke spending time with his wife and two children or on the golf course. He also holds a pilot’s license and is a die-hard Nebraska Cornhusker fan.