Dr. Kersjes grew up in Southwest Michigan before continuing his education at Colgate University in upstate New York, where he majored in chemistry and was a member of the Raider Men’s swim team. From there he went to Pacific University College of Optometry where he was able to further explore his interests in specialized optometric care of disease, binocular vision, and sports vision. Following graduation, he completed a yearlong residency program with Dr. S focusing on learning related vision issues, traumatic (concussion) and acquired brain injury, and sports vision.
He is now focusing his efforts on expanding the brain injury and sports vision aspects of the office. He has experience working with professional and amateur level athletes as well as working with Baylor, Scott, and White Institute of Rehabilitation for rehab and performance vision. He has also been a member of the International Sports Vision Association (ISVA) to stay up to date in the latest on vision enhancement and concussion management.
In his free time he enjoys playing golf, cooking and continue to stay up to date with a variety of college and pro sports.