Board Certified Optometric Physician
Dr. Kreifels was born and raised in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She received her Doctorate of Optometry and Masters in Vision Science from The Ohio State University College Of Optometry.
At Quigley Eye Specialists, Dr. Kreifels performs comprehensive medical eye examinations, treats eye infections, performs pre-operative and post-operative vision checks, and writes prescriptions for eyeglasses, which can be filled at our on-site Quigley Eye Optical shop.
Prior to joining Quigley Eye Specialists, Dr. Kreifels practiced in Largo, Florida, where she performed pre-operative and post-operative vision checks, annual exams, glaucoma evaluations, contact lens fittings, as well as follow-up care for patients with macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. She was also a refractive and cataract surgery optometrist at Lasik and Cataract Vision Institute in Tampa.
Dr. Kacie Kreifels moved to Southwest Florida from Tampa with her husband of many years and two lovely children. They enjoy spending as much time together as possible. The little ones love the beach, swimming pool, anything with water.
A few fun facts about Dr. Kacie Kreifels…Did you know that she was the only one in her family to attend medical school? She was also the first optometry student to receive the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship. Outside of academia, a couple more fun facts is that Dr. Kreifels has been sky diving and hiking in the high altitudes of the Rocky Mountains.
Being a mother of two beautiful children, Dr. Kreifels loves more than anything to make them laugh. She adores her kids and spending time with them. She loves to teach them new things and stimulate their growing minds.