Great Plains Vision
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Dr. Laurie White

Dr. White graduated from The University of Houston, College of Optometry in 1983. Her undergraduate degree is from Emporia State, a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Within the field of optometry, Dr. White's talents include vision therapy, therapeutics, and a bilingual specialization. She is married to Steve Stephens and has four children, Emily, Elizabeth, Erin M., and Erin N. She is active in Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH) and has participated in ten international mission trips in Central and South America to bring eye care to under-served areas. She is active at The United Methodist Church, was on the founding committee for Community Recycling Environmental Waste (CREW) in Dodge City and enjoys living a healthy, balanced life.


Terie Jo

Terie Jo was born and raised in Dodge City. She has been with Great Plains Vision, LLC since January 2014. Terie Jo currently works as the front desk receptionist and is also a Certified Para-Optometric (CPO). In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is married to Todd and has two children; her daughter Kaitlyn who is married to Ernie, and her son Tyler. Terie Jo has enjoyed her new role as grandmother to her grandson, Maverick.



Patricia came to our office at the end of 2018, bringing with her lots of optometric knowledge and experience. She hit the ground running as she settled into her role as scribe. She quickly achieved her certification as a Certified Para-Optometric (CPO) as well as mastered Dry Eye Therapy. Patricia enjoys coming into work everyday and interacting with our office’s patients in any way possible from crossing language barriers to answering insurance questions to helping them find the perfect frames made just for them.



Cindy joined the staff of Great Plains Vision, LLC May 2017 as a scribe, working directly with patients. She is a Certified Para-Optometric (CPO) assistant as well as being certified in Dry Eye Therapy. She graduated from Fort Hays State University with BS degree in General Science and AS in Radiology Technology. She and her husband, Steve, farm and ranch in the Spearville area and have 3 children. Cindy enjoys spending time with family and friends, but most of all cherishes time spent with her seven grandchildren.



Sergio has been with Great Plains Vision, LLC since February 2017. He is currently going to DCCC to earn his Associates of Science. Sergio was born and raised in Dodge City. He plans to attend optometry school and become an optometrist. He enjoys hiking and helping other people.

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Bonnie joined our staff in the summer of 2018. Utilizing her Bachelor’s of Science in Organizational Management and Leadership as well as over a decade of management experience, she keeps the office running smoothly. A strong believer in learning as much as possible, she has gained several certifications and attended a wealth of educational classes over the years. When she’s not at the office, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as indulging her passion for music.


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