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We Are Better Together

Based in St. Louis, Missouri, EyeCare Partners is a growing, clinically integrated partnership of optometry and ophthalmology clinics and surgery centers providing a full spectrum of eye care. Through new partnerships, we continue to expand our network and are committed to setting the industry standard in patient care and innovation. 

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Better practice. Better life. Better together.


Our Mission, Vision, and Values

We are a mission-driven company that integrates proven patient care guidance alongside business operations partnership to optimize each office within our network. For our partners, we strive to maintain the character and culture of each practice while enhancing where we can. We are better together.

We understand that one size does not fit all and we proudly focus on investing in the technical and medical aspects of patient management at every step in the eye care continuum. We are committed to providing a clear sense of vision, purpose, integrity and partnership among our team while establishing each practice as the best provider of comprehensive medical eye care within the communities they serve.

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Invested in your excellence

By embracing a full-scope medical model that allows doctors to practice to the full extent of their license, and making significant investments in the latest equipment and technologies.

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Caring for our team

Knowing our team members may experience hardships and need extra support, we created the EyeCare Partners Crisis Aid Relief for Employees (CAREs) foundation. ECP CAREs, our 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is funded by team contributions and is dedicated to giving back to ECP team members in need.

Clinical Leadership

Antonio Capone Jr., M.D.
Antonio Capone Jr., M.DChief Clinical Officer
Joseph Gira
Joseph P. Gira, M.D.Chief Medical Director, Ophthalmology
Brian Lojka, O.D.
Brian Lojka, O.D.Division Medical Officer - Optometry
Dr. Wachter
James Wachter, O.D.Chief Professional Officer
Dr. Daniel Miller
Daniel Miller, MD, PhDChair, Ophthalmology Medical Executive Board
Johnathan Weston
Jonathan Weston, OD, FAAOChair, Optometry Medical Executive Board


David Clark
David A. ClarkChief Executive Officer
Kari Holloway
Kari Holloway PhD Division President - Ophthalmology
Sarah Wells
Sarah WellsDivision President – Optometry
Atul Kavthekar
Atul KavthekarExecutive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Mike Koehler
Mike KoehlerChief Human Resources Officer
Supantha Banerjee
Supantha BanerjeeChief Information Officer
Mark Barron
Mark BarronSenior Vice President,Business Development & Doctor Partnerships
Andrew Hardesty
Andrew HardestyVice President, Integration & Transformation
Chris Feldmeir
Christopher FeldmeirVice President & General Counsel
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Jennifer GranberryChief Revenue Officer
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Nivine B. Woods, PharmD, MBAChief Marketing Officer
Bill Butler
Bill ButlerChief Operating Officer

Press Releases

April 21, 2022 - EyeCare Partners Appoints Antonio Capone, Jr. as Chief Clinical OfficerFeb. 16, 2022 - EyeCare Partners Network Grows Florida Presence with Addition of Lakeland Eye Clinic and Central Florida SurgiCenterJan. 12, 2022 - Huron Ophthalmology Joins EyeCare PartnersJan. 06, 2022 - EyeCare Partners Completes Acquisition of Sabates Eye CentersJan. 04, 2021 - EyeCare Partners Completes Acquisition of Retina Associates of KentuckyDec. 15, 2021 - EyeCare Partners Provides Emergency Eye Care and Complimentary Replacement Eyewear for Residents Affected by Kentucky Tornado OutbreakDec. 13, 2021 - EyeCare Partners Completes Acquisition of Cavanaugh Eye Center and Stiles Eyecare ExcellenceNov. 16, 2021 - EyeCare Partners Completes Acquisition of CEI Vision PartnersNov. 10, 2021 - The Eye Institute of West Florida Joins EyeCare Partners Expanding Nation’s Leading Clinically Integrated Network of Eye Care ProvidersNov. 09, 2021 - EyeCare Partners Strengthens Executive Leadership Team with Addition of Chief Marketing OfficerOctober 27, 2021 - EyeCare Partners and CEI Vision Partners Join ForcesApril 09, 2021 - EyeCare Partners Announces Significant Growth - Now in 18 StatesApril 20, 2021 - EyeCare Partners LLC Promotes David Clark to Chief Executive OfficerSept. 25, 2020 - EyeCare Partners LLC Announces Launch of its Crisis Aid Relief for Employees (ECP Cares) FoundationJuly 20, 2020 - EyeCare Partners LLC Announces Completion of Six New Practice Acquisitions in Second QuarterMay 18, 2020 - EyeCare Partners Announces Reinstatement of All Services Along with New Health and Safety GuidelinesSeptember 11, 2019 - EyeCare Partners Completes Acquisition of Nationwide VisionJune 06, 2019 - EyeCare Partners Sponsoring Healthy Eyes Healthy Children, a Program of Optometry Cares – The AOA FoundationOctober 24, 2018 - EyeCare Partners Acquires John-Kenyon, Bennett & Bloom, and McPeak

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We believe that we are building a network of opportunities at EyeCare Partners.  By creating a national medical network of optometry and ophthalmology practices that bring together a wealth of expertise, resources, and knowledge.  We can go further together.

Joseph P. Gira, M.D.

Chief Medical Director, Ophthalmology

James J. Wachter, O.D.

Chief Professional Officer, Optometry

Mark Barron

Senior Vice President, Business Development & Doctor Partnerships