Dr. Stephanie Erker
Dr. Stephanie Erker grew up in Lenexa, Kansas. After graduating from St Thomas Aquinas High School, she attended the University of Kansas. Dr. Erker received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Biology and then, in 2009, she graduated with honors from the University of Missouri - Saint Louis College of Optometry.
In optometry school. Dr. Erker was active in contact lens research and was granted the Heart of America Contact Lens Society Student Scholarship as well as the Rigid Gas Permeable Lens Institute Clinical Excellence Award. She was also rewarded for her efforts in pediatric optometry with the Charles C Matlock Memorial Award.
For the first three years after graduating, Dr. Erker practiced in Missouri where she served as a Trustee for the Missouri Optometric Association and as the President of the Optometric Society of Greater Kansas City. She is currently a member of the Kansas Optometric Association and American Optometric Association. She previously served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor for her alma mater. Currently she works with ARBO, the continuing education regulatory board for optometry, to review potential courses.
Dr. Erker's free time is devoted to her family. Her husband is an attorney in Johnson County and together they have 3 children. Their family attends St. Michael the Archangel and enjoys KC sports, crafts, music and playing outdoors.
She is excited to serve you and your family for all your eyecare needs at Heart of America Eyecare.