Saint Louis University

Julie DeKinder, O.D.
Department of Ophthalmology

Julie DeKinder, O.D., has joined the physician practice of Saint Louis University School of Medicine as a contact lens specialist in the Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. DeKinder earned her optometry degree from Northeastern State University College of Optometry, Tahlequah, Okla., followed by a residency at the University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry. She joins SLUCare from the University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry.

A member of the Association of Optometric Contact Lens Educators and the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education, Dr. DeKinder serves on the exam development committee of the National Board of Examiners in Optometry. Dr. DeKinder has clinical expertise as well as research interests in contact lenses. Dr. DeKinder sees patients at Anheuser-Busch Institute, 1755 S. Grand Blvd. Appointments can be made by calling (314) 256-3220 or (866) 977-4440.