Eye Care Center in Oshkosh South 54902 - Shopko Optical

Eye Doctors in Oshkosh South

The trusted eye care professionals* at Shopko Optical Oshkosh South proudly serve patients of all ages with outstanding eye care and customer service. Our optometrists* encourage you to ask questions to understand your eye health and protect your vision for the future.

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Vision Insurance in Oshkosh South

1212 S Koeller St
Oshkosh, WI 54902
Phone: 920-426-5730

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Shopko Optical - Oshkosh South


Monday 8:00AM - 7:00PM
Tuesday 8:00AM - 7:00PM
Wednesday 8:00AM - 7:00PM
Thursday 8:00AM - 7:00PM
Friday 8:00AM - 7:00PM
Saturday 9:00AM - 3:00PM

*Store hours can vary. Check this page regularly or call your center to verify.

Store Description

At Shopko Optical Oshkosh South, located at 1212 S Koeller St, your eye care is our top priority. Our experienced optometrists* provide primary care for all ages, including prescription eyeglasses and contact lens fittings, LASIK and cataract co-management, and the treatment of eye disease. We know your visual health is an important part of your overall wellbeing, so we make it our mission to ensure every patient feels cared for and satisfied when they visit us.


Best of The Valley 2020
Dr. Theresa Petrick-Gatchell - Shopko Optical optometrist

Theresa Petrick-Gatchell, O.D.

  • Primary eye care
  • Co-management of LASIK and cataract surgery
  • Treatment of eye disease

Dr. Petrick-Gatchell was influenced by her high school guidance counselor to shadow a local optometrist. She knew she wanted to be in the medical field and discovered that she would be a good fit for optometry. Dr. Petrick-Gatchell strives to treat each of her patients as though they are a family member. In her free time, she enjoys running and is involved in a running group called PDS Fusion. She is also involved in the Oshkosh Area School District, The Humane Society, and is a member of the Neighborhood Association.


Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University

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Dr. Nathan Forst - Shopko Optical optometrist

Nathan P. Forst, O.D.

  • Primary eye care
  • Contact lenses
  • Co-management of LASIK and cataract surgery
  • Treatment of eye disease

Dr. Forst chose optometry as his profession following a treatment for an eye infection that he developed while working on his master’s degree in biology. He enjoys the challenge of patient care and education in the field while providing kind, compassionate and patient-focused eye care. He is committed to working with his patients to help them receive comprehensive management of their ocular health and achieve their best possible vision. Dr. Forst enjoys hunting, fishing, travel, and spending time with his wife and twin sons.


Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University

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Dr. Tara Hoppe - Shopko Optical optometrist

Tara Hoppe, O.D.

  • Dry eye management
  • Soft contact lenses
  • Multifocal contacts
  • Spectacles
  • Foreign body removal
  • Ocular health exams
  • Diabetic eye exams

Dr. Hoppe loves being able to change her patients’ everyday lives with new glasses or contacts. She believes there is something special about seeing someone put on a pair of glasses for the first time and seeing the world in a whole new way. Dr. Hoppe loves to problem solve and work to find the best treatment for every individual.


Interamerican University of Puerto Rico School of Optometry

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patient receiving digital eye exam

About Digital Eye Exams

A digital eye exam, sometimes referred to as tele-optometry, allows you to receive a comprehensive eye exam at our Oshkosh South location performed by a licensed optometrist. The digital eye exam includes the use of a live remote video conference between you and the optometrist for an accurate exam of your eyes at a convenient time for you. More Info >

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At Shopko Optical Oshkosh South, we are committed to helping you get the most out of your vision benefits. We accept a wide range of insurance plans including Anthem, Davis Vision, DeltaVision,* EyeMed, Superior Vision, UHC Vision, VSP, and many more. Flex spend and health savings accounts may be eligible to use on eye exams, prescription eyeglasses, contact lenses and sunglasses to help you manage important expenses related to your eye care.


*We welcome state employees with DeltaVision from EyeMed.



Anthem Vision Insurance logo Davis Vision logo DeltaVision Logo
EyeMed logo UnitedHealthcare Vision Insurance logo VSP logo

*In-network for most VSP members.

For more information about your vision plan and to verify coverage, call your Oshkosh South Shopko Optical location.
Call 920-426-5730


No Insurance, No Problem

We’re dedicated to providing you with eye care options tailored to your individual needs. With or without insurance, we strive to provide the best value in eye care. We accept a variety of payment options, including CareCredit, to help manage eye care related expenses. Our experienced opticians will help you understand your options to ensure you receive the eye care and eyewear you need to see your best.


Special Offers

Looking for a great deal on frames and lenses without insurance? Our Oshkosh South Vision Centers offers promotions to help you maximize your budget. Click here to view our current special offers.



Shopko Optical Oshkosh South accepts CareCredit as a payment option so that you can get the proper eye care and eyewear you need right away and manage your monthly payments later. CareCredit can be used to pay for your vision needs in full, to cover a co-pay or insurance deductible or to take care of costs outside your vision benefits allowance.

*Subject to credit approval. Minimum monthly payments required. See www.carecredit.com for details.

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