Dr. David VanOtteren grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His educational credentials include a Bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of Michigan, Doctor of Optometry O.D. from Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University and a Master’s degree in Physiological Optics with an emphasis in contact lenses and corneal physiology from The Ohio State University, College of Optometry. He graduated with honors from Michigan College of Optometry and The Ohio State University, College of Optometry.
Dr VanOtteren has been in practice for 23 years and is board certified through the American board of Optometry. He specializes in primary eye care, contact lenses and ocular disease.
He is American Board of Optometry, Diplomate, a member of the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce and belongs to the Energeyes association. He was named 2014 Walmart doctor of the year for the Midwest region.
His strong interest in science and health and fascination with the eyes and vision led him to a career in optometry. He loves working with people and the smiles and occasional hugs he gets from his patients.
Dr. VanOtteren has been married for almost 23 years and has two daughters and a dog. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, boating, gardening, and following University of Michigan sports. His community interests include helping those less fortunate through supporting the Lions club and working with the elderly.